Some Git Tips useful for contributors and developers
There are two common places for git config, global (~/.gitconfig) and project wise (/path/to/the/project/.git/config).
You can set your preferred name and email for different projects:
[user] name = email =
To show both for author and committer information for checking the credit is given to the submitter, set fuller format for git log and git show
[format] pretty = fuller
To rewrite history, including separating out components from FreeBSD src, see the examples in git-filter.