Working with signed GIT commits

Tell Git which Key to use

git config --global user.signingkey F849...

Enable on a per-repo Basis

git config commit.gpgsign true

Alternatively use git commit -S to enable on per-commit basis.


git log --show-signature

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Created: 2021/01/06 14:55:09 | Revised: 2022/09/18 20:49:51 | Tags: git, keysigning | Version: 1.0.0 | SRC (Pandoc MD) | GPL

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