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From Randall Leeds <randall.le...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Managing Git identities?
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 05:15:09 GMT
On Feb 27, 2012 9:02 PM, "Robert Newson" <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>
> for my part, I don't set user.email in my global .gitconfig because
> I've often committed with the wrong address. Leaving it undefined then
> gives you a warning when you commit. I then set the right local value
> and --amend --reset-author. Pretty sure our apache repo insists on
> apache.org addresses too.

I like that.
/me adopts

>
> B.
>
> On 28 February 2012 03:58, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com> wrote:
> > To be clear, Randall means to set the user.email and user.name setting
> > in the ./git/config file in your CouchDB clone.
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 8:32 PM, Adam Kocoloski <kocolosk@apache.org>
wrote:
> >> On Feb 27, 2012, at 8:53 PM, Randall Leeds wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 16:22, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
> >>>> Quick question:
> >>>>
> >>>> Do you all have any strategies or techniques for committing under
> >>>> various identities? I would like CouchDB commits to be jhs@apache.org
,
> >>>> but work projects, under different email addresses.
> >>>>
> >>>> This one is hard to google. It's tons of walkthroughs for identifying
> >>>> to a Git server (SSH key management, etc.). I'm just talking about
the
> >>>> committer ID.
> >>>>
> >>>> All I've thought to do is make fresh clones and run git config
> >>>> user.email jhs@apache.org. Then I guess I'll use that for working on
> >>>> couch, any commits that might one day go upstream. And I'll pull them
> >>>> in to other branches and forks?
> >>>
> >>> You needn't make a fresh clone to set your email address. I keep my
> >>> gmail in --global and my CouchDB repo as @apache.org.
> >>
> >> Ditto.

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