Adjusting your git email address per cloneMon, May 4, 2015
I’ve been working a lot with git over the years. To that end, I commonly use my personal email address for projects I post on my github. Additionally, I have a project or two in which I participate. The email address I use there is just an alias to my personal email, but I want to use it instead of the email above.
Today, I came across an article that makes changing this value much, much simpler. Try this:
$ git config --global alias.personal 'config user.email "herlo@personal"' $ git personal $ git config user.email herlo@personal $ git config --global alias.work 'config user.email "herlo@work"' $ git work $ git config user.email herlo@work
As you can see, it’s now trivial to switch between certain email addresses. Man, git aliases are very nice!