One of our users has committed using the wrong email address, which is causing a number of different problems. We can't have two identities out there for this developer. I understand that there are ways to "rewrite history" in git, but how does that change when Stash is involved?
Stash is "just another Git remote" so you can rewrite history locally and force push it to Stash as normal. All of the normal issues with rewriting history will apply though - rewriting history that's already been shared is usually not a great idea - but it is possible if you synchronize everything carefully with your team.
Another fix for this specific problem is to use Git's .mailmap feature, no rewrite necessary. This lets you use a secondary email as an alias for the one your dev really meant to use. https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-shortlog.html#_mapping_authors
This is basically a file you add to your repo, and Stash will use to display correct author information.
Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.Learn more
After spinning my wheels trying to get organized enough to write a book for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) I took my affinity for Atlassian products from my work life and decided to tr...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs