Useful GIT tips and tricks
Delete all GIT tags from local and remotes
cd /usr/bin/ sudo vim git-delete-all-tags
#!/bin/sh for t in `git tag` do git push origin :$t git tag -d $t done
Set as executable
sudo chmod 755 git-delete-all-tags
Change commit author with
git rebase -i
Lets assume your commit history looks like this
(HEAD) 7b40993 - 1bce63c - bde7294 - 5729eea
If you you want to modify first two commits rebase at first one
git rebase -i 5729eea
It will open your message file which should look something like this.
pick 7b40993 some more changes and fixes (HEAD) pick 1bce63c docs and examples update pick bde7294 .gitignore added pick 5729eea docs created
Now just change
edit next to the commits you want to alter.
pick 7b40993 some more changes and fixes (HEAD) pick 1bce63c docs and examples update edit bde7294 .gitignore added edit 5729eea docs created
Save changes and quit. Rebase will first pause at first commit
To change the author use
git commit --amend --author="Author Name <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
to continue to next edited commit:
Continue until rebase is complete.
Modify all commit authors
If you want to change all commits authors and you are using vim here is nice trick. Hit
[esc] and type:
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