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Karina Torres1,171 Points
Too many commits
I have been working on a new repository today on a pc running Ubuntu while using the built in terminal. I noticed I have 12 commits. If I continue working on it, will I eventually have 500 commits? How can I bring that number down to one? It's really frustrating and I've deleted many repositories already trying to figure it out.
Mark Truitt8,758 Points
The general rule is commit small and commit often. Somethings I work on will have 5-10 commits and it could be as simple is adding comments to the code, adjusting the readme etc. There is nothing wrong with having a lot of commits as long as it makes sense.
Also pushing at the end of the day is a good thing to get in a habit of or for example during a storm where power may go out, it maybe worth while to push after every commit.