When --compose is used, git send-email will use the From, Subject, and In-Reply-To headers specified in the message. If the body of the message (what you type after the headers and a blank line) only contains blank (or GIT: prefixed) lines the summary won’t be sent, but From, Subject, and In-Reply-To headers will be used unless they are removed.
Git and GitHub Beginner Tutorial 6 - How to send email Oct 15, 2016 SMTP settings | GitLab Example configurations SMTP on localhost. This configuration, which simply enables SMTP and otherwise uses the default settings, can be used for an MTA running on localhost that does not provide a sendmail interface or that provides a sendmail interface that is incompatible with GitLab, such as Exim. How can I change the author (name / email) of a commit Changing Your Git Author Identity. There are three ways to change your committer identity in Git. All of these methods only affect future commits, not past ones!. Changing Your Committer Name & Email Globally. You can run the "git config" command with the --global flag; this will make sure all of your future commits use the given information: $ git config --global user.name "John Doe" $ git Submitting Your First Patch to the Linux kernel and
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On Ubuntu, the usual apt-get install git-email works fine. I can confirm the same for Fedora as well (yum install git-email). cebewee mentions the rationale in the comments: Linux distributions often like to split up packages to avoid dependencies needed only by optional functionality (like send-email). Note that you have to configure it before
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Feb 16, 2020 git-send-email(1) - Linux man page