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authorSteffen Prohaska <prohaska@zib.de>2007-08-13 22:05:50 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-08-14 06:34:38 (GMT)
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Improved hint on how to set identity
The first thing we teach in the tutorial is to set the default identity in $HOME/.gitconfig using "git config --global". The suggestion in the error message should match the order, while hinting that per repository identity can later be configured differently. Signed-off-by: Steffen Prohaska <prohaska@zib.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
-rw-r--r--ident.c8
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/ident.c b/ident.c
index 6612d17..9b2a852 100644
--- a/ident.c
+++ b/ident.c
@@ -185,11 +185,11 @@ static const char *env_hint =
"\n"
"Run\n"
"\n"
-" git config user.email \"you@email.com\"\n"
-" git config user.name \"Your Name\"\n"
+" git config --global user.email \"you@email.com\"\n"
+" git config --global user.name \"Your Name\"\n"
"\n"
-"To set the identity in this repository.\n"
-"Add --global to set your account\'s default\n"
+"to set your account\'s default identity.\n"
+"Omit --global to set the identity only in this repository.\n"
"\n";
const char *fmt_ident(const char *name, const char *email,