[FFmpeg-devel] Configuring git (incomplete git-howto)
Mon Jan 17 21:17:13 CET 2011
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 09:11:08PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 09:08:28PM +0100, Fran?ois Revol wrote:
> > Le 17 janv. 2011 ? 20:56, Reimar D?ffinger a ?crit :
> > > Hello,
> > > I wanted to commit something, but I noticed that there are no instructions
> > > on how to configure git (I know I requested that at one point).
> > > If I followed the instructions as is, I'd end up with author given as
> > > "reimar <reimar at local.(none)>" which I can't imagine is what we want.
> > > That's even ignoring people who have nonsense usernames etc. pp.
> > > Could someone please add that?
> > Indeed, happened to me the first time I (tried to) used git...
> > cf.
> > ftp://ftp.il.kernel.org/software/scm/git/docs/v184.108.40.206/user-manual.html#telling-git-your-name
> I don't think that's going to work that well for Windows-users.
> At least I'd have no idea where to put that .gitconfig (and is it
> named .gitconfig on Windows? I thought .names are a rather bad idea
> on Windows and thus programs generally drop the '.').
git config --global|--local user.name|email $VALUE
should be portable.
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