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authorPaolo Ciarrocchi <>2006-11-21 18:55:20 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-11-21 19:40:18 (GMT)
commit69945602f95710f16ab4a5f8edfee38dc65555fa (patch)
tree98afef2f0162194f87b9069c2f3172aa66d1e9fa /Documentation/SubmittingPatches
parentef06b91804ff5a626e265c6d9080bbc0e7924e88 (diff)
Teach SubmittingPatches about git-commit -s
As discussed on git mailing list let's teach the reader about the possiblity to have automatically signed off the commit running the git-commit -s command Signed-off-by: Paolo Ciarrocchi <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -149,6 +149,9 @@ then you just add a line saying
Signed-off-by: Random J Developer <>
+This line can be automatically added by git if you run the git-commit
+command with the -s option.
Some people also put extra tags at the end. They'll just be ignored for
now, but you can do this to mark internal company procedures or just
point out some special detail about the sign-off.