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Added OLD_NAME name replacement
#!/bin/sh
git filter-branch --env-filter '
OLD_EMAIL="your-old-email@example.com"
OLD_NAME="You Old Name"
CORRECT_NAME="Your Correct Name"
CORRECT_EMAIL="your-correct-email@example.com"
if [ "$GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL" = "$OLD_EMAIL" ]
then
export GIT_COMMITTER_NAME="$CORRECT_NAME"
export GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL="$CORRECT_EMAIL"
fi
if [ "$GIT_AUTHOR_NAME" = "$OLD_NAME" ]
then
export GIT_AUTHOR_NAME="$CORRECT_NAME"
export GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL="$CORRECT_EMAIL"
fi
if [ "$GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL" = "$OLD_EMAIL" ]
then
export GIT_AUTHOR_NAME="$CORRECT_NAME"
export GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL="$CORRECT_EMAIL"
fi
' --tag-name-filter cat -- --branches --tags
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commented Jul 30, 2019

I wrote a convenient script to easily rewrite author/committer name and/or email.
You can find it here:
https://github.com/frz-dev/utilities/blob/master/git/git-author-rewrite.sh

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