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Managing multiple Git identities

geewiz profile image Jochen Lillich twitter logo github logo Originally published at on ・1 min read

I’ve always been struggling to use the right name and email address, separate between work and personal projects, for each of my Git repositories. Micah Henning solved that problem nicely by removing the global settings but making a repo-specific configuration mandatory. And a handy alias is the icing on the Git identity selection cake.

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