With git 1.7.9, it's possible to sign a commit with the
-S option. Is it possible to set it default through
git config --global?
So instead of
git commit -S -m 'Commit message', it would be just
git commit -m 'Commit message'.
closed as off topic by EEAA, Ward, Michael Hampton♦, Scott Pack, pauska Oct 5 '12 at 10:16
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To sign automatically all future git commits, you can define a global alias. For example, to create a global alias called "c", you would do this:
(note that the commit switch to sign off is lowercase "-s" and NOT uppercase "-S", as you typed in your question).
After having done this, you can start doing your commits using your newly created "c" alias. Here's an example of creating and commiting a file called "test.txt" that will be signed off by the committer:
You can see that the commit has the "Signed-off-by:" line if you run the "git log" command with the