Last updated September 9, 2012.
To be properly credited for your contributions on Drupal.org, you must identify yourself to each installation of Git you use (home, office, laptop, etc).
Identifying yourself to Git
Personalized versions of both of the below commands with your details filled in can be found on at "Your Dashboard" » Profile » Edit » "Git access".
From the command line:
git config --global user.name "User name"
git config --global user.email firstname.lastname@example.org
- The "User Name" part is arbitrary, but it is customary to use your full name.
- The e-mail address you use when you identify yourself creates the link between your commit and your Drupal.org user, so the value of user.email must correspond to an e-mail address for your account on Drupal.org for you to be properly credited with your commits. You can identify yourself with your automatically-generated anonymous identifier, which is formatted like an email address. This has the form email@example.com where it has your username and numeric user ID. You do not need to associate this with your account via the Multiple e-mails tab; it's automatically recognized.
To check your current identity:
git config -l