The most frustrating thing with Git is that I make commits to repositories with wrong name and email. All the time! To solve this I have such entry in global Git config: Pilkauskas

Which simply says that I need my name to stay the same across all repositories, but I want my email to vary according organization. To solve this, I’ve written a small script.


ORIGIN=$(git config --get remote.origin.url)

if [[ $ORIGIN == *"wix"* ]]
  echo "Setting user info to Wix for the project"
  git config [email protected]
  echo "Setting user info to personal for the project"
  git config [email protected]

This script tries to detect organization of the repo I work on (I am employed by and picks email according to it. After I have freshly cloned repository, first commit fails if I haven’t run this script.