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CLion 2017.2 EAP: better VCS support

Hi,

A new CLion 2017.2 EAP build (172.2827.9) is now available.

From C++ side this build includes some exception fixes and bundled CMake 3.8.2. Besides, there is a bunch of improvements to VCS support in CLion.

Commit messages

Commit messages are part of a team communication process, so it’s important to keep them easy-to-read and expressive, and formatting is quite important here. You might want to have a blank line between subject and body, or set a maximum text length, and for sure check the spelling in the comments. Reworked and moved to a separate page under Version Control, Commit Dialog settings allow you to do exactly that:
version_control_settings
Commit messages inspections are accompanied by quick-fixes to reformat the text.

Reword

If you committed your changes but not pushed yet and would like to change the commit message, you can do this with the new Reword action:
reword

Check the full release notes here.


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