Adding your first Git note
We will add some extra information to the already released code. If we were doing it in the actual commits, we would see the commit hashes change.
Before we start, we need a repository to work in; you can use the previous clone of
jgit, but to get an output from the example that's almost identical, you can clone the
jgit repository as follows:
$ git clone https://git.eclipse.org/r/jgit/jgit chapter5 $ cd chapter5
How to do it…
We start by creating a local branch
origin/stable-3.2. Then, we will try and change the commit message and see that the commit hash changes:
- Checkout the branch
$ git checkout -b notesMessage --track origin/stable-3.2 Branch ...