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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Managing Git identities?
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 05:25:41 GMT
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 11:02 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.
>
> B.

It used to but does no longer due to advanced technical reasons. IOW,
I got yelled at to turn it off.

>
> 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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