What Is This Error?
Sometimes you may encounter this error when running through the
init command at the end of initializing the orb:
Error: author field is required
This just means that there is no user email set in git, as we use that for the "author" value of the orb.
How Do I Fix This?
You can address this issue by ensuring that your
user.email is set globally in
git. You can verify this by looking in your
~/.gitconfig file, and seeing if your email is set globally. If your email is not set globally, you can set it using this command:
git config --global user.email email@example.com