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Re: "commit --author=..." does not work if global email and name is not set

On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 8:31 AM Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I do not think 4. is what Jakub meant, which is to make the author
> and committer identity for real humans come from the configuration
> that becomes in effect automatically by merely logging in.

Unfortunately this is not possible

> If that cannot be arranged, something like 4. may have to serve as a
> rough approximation; that sound like the best you could do under
> that limitation without breaking the general usability of the
> system.

What do you think about my "--user" idea?

Piotr Krukowiecki