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Empty commits in Souretree

Hi, are empty commits supported in Sourcetree? If not, why not?



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Hi @Noam Levy ,

Welcome to the community! We are glad you are here.

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Well, I think it can be done!

GIT commit has a special command switch for this purpose:


This switch performs a simple commit with no file changes but with a complete GIT object as a regular commit.

For example, the following command:

git commit –allow-empty -m “Empty test commit”

Thanks Soumyadeep.

We know how to use the --allow-empty command terminal, question is how to use it from within sourcetree?

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Hi @Tech2778 ,

I'm not sure if it can be done using GUI, But I hope this feature will be available in the future! Making a function available in GUI is tougher, so it might take some time but I hope it will be available in future updates!

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