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Re: [GSoC][PATCH v2] commit: add a commit.signOff config variable

Chen Jingpiao <chenjingpiao@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Add the commit.signOff configuration variable to use the -s or --signoff
> option of git commit by default.

This is a rather old topic.  Here is one from 2006:


which was referred to in another discussion in late 2008:


I am not sure if the reasons why the last effort was retracted still
apply to this round (the world certainly has changed in the past 10
years); it would be good to explain why this time it is different

Assuming that the new configuration variable is a desirable thing to
add, the change to the code looks OK.  Documentation updates may
need more thought in the light of past discussions, though.