Hey Viviana, I think you might be connecting the double-tack to the commit part. Make sure there is a space between commit and the two hyphens.
git commit --verbose
What is the result of running this command in the terminal?
git config --global core.editor
I suffer from exactly the same problem. I over-think how I’m going to solve something, and end up frustrated and stagnated instead of just putting one foot in front of the other and taking in my error messages as ways to more quickly figure out my blind spots, as I should.
Sorry, I’m not sure why some people are not able to click on the link. Probably some browser compatibility issues or something of the like. I’m including it here, because it’s worth checking out:
Thank you so much for your kind words. Self-doubt has been one of the hardest things for me to overcome in my efforts to become a software engineer, and I truly hope this piece helps someone break through those barriers in a much more timely manner than I did. I’m glad you found this information useful, and I appreciate the feedback. :)