Modifying Subversion commit messages
Sometimes when I try to quickly repeat my last command in the terminal, I end up firing off a
svn commit. Unlike with Git, you cannot modify commits in Subversion, but you can modify a revision’s properties — like the log message.
svn propedit --revprop -r 1232 svn:log
This will open your
$EDITOR and it lets you edit the log message for the specified commit (
Note: in order to make this work, you repository needs to be configured correctly. This means you should rename
chmod +x it.