git-mktag

GIT-MKTAG(1)                      Git Manual                      GIT-MKTAG(1)



NAME
       git-mktag - Creates a tag object

SYNOPSIS
       git mktag < signature_file

DESCRIPTION
       Reads a tag contents on standard input and creates a tag object that
       can also be used to sign other objects.

       The output is the new tag’s <object> identifier.

TAG FORMAT
       A tag signature file has a very simple fixed format: four lines of

           object <sha1>
           type <typename>
           tag <tagname>
           tagger <tagger>

       followed by some optional free-form message (some tags created by older
       git may not have tagger line). The message, when exists, is separated
       by a blank line from the header. The message part may contain a
       signature that git itself doesn’t care about, but that can be verified
       with gpg.

AUTHOR
       Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org[1]>

DOCUMENTATION
       Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list
       <git@vger.kernel.org[2]>.

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

NOTES
        1. torvalds@osdl.org
           mailto:torvalds@osdl.org

        2. git@vger.kernel.org
           mailto:git@vger.kernel.org



Git 1.7.1                         03/23/2016                      GIT-MKTAG(1)