gdb.git: author username-to-Full_Name+email map: RFC

Jim Meyering jim@meyering.net
Mon Jul 28 20:10:00 GMT 2008


Andrew STUBBS <andrew.stubbs@st.com> wrote:
> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> Part of the conversion job involves compiling the mapping from login name
>> (used in the cvs repository) to the "First Last <email>" that git uses.
>
> A number of those addresses are out of date, and no doubt some of the
> others will be out of date shortly.
>
> Perhaps it's less trouble to simply use <username>@sourceware.org in
> all cases?

The primary goal in this initial conversion process is to make the
[cvs commit login-name] to [real "First Last" name] map accurate.
Think of the email portion as more of a historical record/artifact
(as in the ChangeLog) than something to be kept up to date
like an address list.



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