On Mon, 19 Sep 2016, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> * jk/rebase-i-drop-ident-check (2016-07-29) 1 commit
> (merged to 'next' on 2016-08-14 at 6891bcd)
> + rebase-interactive: drop early check for valid ident
> Even when "git pull --rebase=preserve" (and the underlying "git
> rebase --preserve") can complete without creating any new commit
> (i.e. fast-forwards), it still insisted on having a usable ident
> information (read: user.email is set correctly), which was less
> than nice. As the underlying commands used inside "git rebase"
> would fail with a more meaningful error message and advice text
> when the bogus ident matters, this extra check was removed.
> Will hold to see if people scream.
> cf. <20160729224944.ga23...@sigill.intra.peff.net>
Let's do this.