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-rw-r--r--builtin/commit.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/commit.c b/builtin/commit.c
index 7f46713..6055c76 100644
--- a/builtin/commit.c
+++ b/builtin/commit.c
@@ -1050,7 +1050,7 @@ static const char *find_author_by_nickname(const char *name)
clear_mailmap(&mailmap);
return strbuf_detach(&buf, NULL);
}
- die(_("No existing author found with '%s'"), name);
+ die(_("--author '%s' is not 'Name <email>' and matches no existing author"), name);
}