Dear diary, on Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 12:27:31PM CEST, I got a letter
where Catalin Marinas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> > Agreed. What Cogito uses:
> > 
> >     .git/author     Default author information in format
> >                             Person Name <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> What about .git/committer? This is useful if I do a commit at work and I
> want the repository to have my gmail address.

The committer field generally identifies the committer "physically", and
isn't usually overriden. You'll find <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> in my
committer field, e.g.

> >     .git/branch-name
> >                     Symbolic name of the branch of this repository.
> Isn't this the same as $(readlink .git/HEAD), with some trimming?

No, that is something totally separate from the usual concepts of
branches and repositories, designed to make it possible to distinguish
between repositories etc. from the outside of the system.

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
If you want the holes in your knowledge showing up try teaching
someone.  -- Alan Cox
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