Sytone's Ramblings

The occasional posts of a guy who plays with technology.

Changing the commit author

2020-10-14 1 min read Development
So, you made some commits and then realise you used the wrong author and email address. No problem, use the following command to update them all and then you can push with consistent happiness. This assumes you are doing this in PowerShell, if in bash you may need to escape the quotes differently. The GIT commit id is the one before the commits with the wrong author. For the Author use the format name <email@address. Continue reading

Using git aliases part two

2019-03-28 1 min read Development
This is a update to Using git aliases. A few extra commands and a bit of a cleanup. ~I should move it to a gist at some point.~ Update: Moved the contents to a gist.

Using git aliases

2019-01-17 4 min read Development
I work with git for home and work project, I recently found you can use alias across all platforms due to the way it runs on windows. So all these aliases will work happily on git for windows and hopefully will make you work day more streamlined. Some are from sites I have found and other I have created myself. To access the global git configuration run the following command and then add this to the bottom if you do not have a alias section already. Continue reading