Emacs Port of git-messenger.vim
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git-messenger.el is Emacs port of git-messenger.vim.

git-messenger.el provides function that popup commit message at current line. This is useful when you want to know why this line was changed.

Screenshot

Screenshot of git-messenger.el

Installation

git-messenger is available on MELPA and MELPA stable

You can install git-messenger with the following command.

M-x package-install [RET] git-messenger [RET]

Dependency

Supported VCS

  • Git
  • Subversion
  • Mercurial

Commands

git-messenger:popup-message

Pop up last commit message at current line. Show detail message, Commit ID, Author, Date and commit message with C-u prefix

Screenshot of git-messenger with prefix argument

Key Bindings

You can modify key bindings by customizing git-messenger-map.

Key Command
M-w Copy commit message and quit
c Copy commit ID and quit
d Pop up git diff of last change of this line
s Pop up git show --stat of last change of this line
S Pop up git show --stat -p of last change of this line
q Quit

Customize

git-messenger:show-detail(Default nil)

Always show detail message if this value is t.

git-messenger:handled-backends(Default '(git svn))

Handled VCS which git-messenger uses. Entries in this list will be tried in order to determine whether a file is under that sort of version control.

git-messenger:use-magit-popup(Default nil)

Use magit-show-commit for showing status/diff commands

Hooks

git-messenger:before-popup-hook

Run before popup commit message. Hook function take one argument, commit message.

git-messenger:after-popup-hook

Run after popup commit message. Hook function take one argument, commit message.

git-messenger:popup-buffer-hook

Run after popup buffer.

Global Variables

You may be able to use these variables useful in commands of git-messenger-map.

git-messenger:last-message

Last popup-ed commit message

git-messenger:last-commit-id

Last popup-ed commit ID

Sample Configuration

(require 'git-messenger) ;; You need not to load if you install with package.el
(global-set-key (kbd "C-x v p") 'git-messenger:popup-message)

(define-key git-messenger-map (kbd "m") 'git-messenger:copy-message)

;; Use magit-show-commit for showing status/diff commands
(custom-set-variables
 '(git-messenger:use-magit-popup t))