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How can I change the author name / email of a commit?

Problem:
I needed to change the email address for multiple commits.

Solution:
Followed the steps under this section in the source.

Using Interactive Rebase

Interactive Rebase is the Swiss Army Knife of tools in Git: it allows you to do and change almost anything. However, being as powerful as it is, this also means you can very easily shoot yourself in the foot. Use it with care (and possibly read up on it)!

Source:
https://www.git-tower.com/learn/git/faq/change-author-name-email

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