GIT-MKTAG(1) Git Manual GIT-MKTAG(1)
git-mktag - Creates a tag object
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.
A tag signature file, to be fed to this command's standard input, has a
very simple fixed format: four lines of
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
Part of the git(1) suite
Git 2.17.1 05/29/2018 GIT-MKTAG(1)