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JDownieΒ inΒ Β 
Computer EngineeringΒ atΒ Rochester Institute of Technology2 months ago

Github Commit Authoring

I have been working on my startup for a while now, although the repo is private. I recently made the commits show up on my profile. What I realized is I was authoring the commits to a user that doesn't exist for the past 2 years and now I don't get the clout associated with a full github activity.


Obviously a small issue and just vanity however I would love to be able to properly author the past commits. Is there any way to do that for all commits by a user over the course of 2 years?

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sphere2258Security Software EngineerΒ 2 months ago
If it's mostly just you in the repo, you can amend the repo history and change the author to an email address associated with your account. Checkout git-filter-repo with the mailmap option.
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geckogmorrowComputer EngineeringΒ 2 months ago
Not just me sadly, like 5 other devs.

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