How to send a signed git patch

Michael Richardson mcr at
Fri Nov 10 14:09:01 CET 2023

Daniel Cerqueira via Gnupg-users <gnupg-users at> wrote:
    > I want to send my po translation of GnuPG.

    > Werner told me to send a signed git patch to a list.

    > So, I signed my git commit with my GnuPG key. And when I do `git
    > format-patch master` the created patch does not have this signature.

I think: include that patch in an email (not an attachment), and sign it.
A signed git commit does not get transfered by email, alas.
You'd have to use git:// or https:// or.. to transfer the git signature.

    > How can I create a git patch with a GnuPG signature?

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