Squash two or more patches, creating one big patch that contains
all their changes. In more detail:
1. Pop all the given patches, plus any other patches on top of
2. Push the given patches in the order they were given on the
3. Squash the given patches into one big patch.
4. Allow the user to edit the commit message of the new patch
5. Push the other patches that were popped in step (1).
Conflicts can occur whenever we push a patch; that is, in step
(2) and (5). If there are conflicts, the command will stop so
that you can resolve them.
-n NAME, --name NAME
Name of squashed patch.
-m MESSAGE, --message MESSAGE
Use MESSAGE instead of invoking the editor.
-f FILE, --file FILE
Use the contents of FILE instead of invoking the editor. (If
FILE is "-", write to stdout.)
Instead of running the command, just write the message
template to FILE, and exit. (If FILE is "-", write to
When driving StGit from another program, it is often useful
to first call a command with --save-template, then let the
user edit the message, and then call the same command with
This option bypasses the commit-msg hook.
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