In order to use git correctly you need to execute the following commands in a terminal if you haven't done so already:
git config --global user.name "your full name" git config --global user.email yourEmailAddress
Your pull request will detect if you haven't signed it yet and instructions are given on how to continue.
Your pull request will detect if you haven't signed-off your commits and instructions are given on how to continue.
git commit ....
Note this is the lower case
-s (short for
git merge ... you can add
--signoff as the shorter
-s is used to set the merge strategy.
In some versions of Eclipse you can click the button to "Add Signed-off-by" in the Git Staging view:
In the commit toolwindow, click the settings icon and check the 'Sign-off commit' checkbox: