Re: [GSoC][PATCH v2] commit: add a commit.signOff config variable
- Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:22:04 -0800
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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I am not sure if the reasons why the last effort was retracted still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.