Re: svn to git commit

On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 13:25 -0500, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> There does exist a current mapping from addresses to real
> email addresses, that's not the problem.  The concern is that mapping
> all your commits back to 1997 to the email you happen to have now is not
> going to be correct.  Suppose you worked for one Linux company in 2000
> and now work for a different Linux company - you don't want to attribute
> the 2000 commits to an email belonging to your new employer.  So we're
> probably just going to stick with the more cautious email
> addresses.

In most cases, the commit will have included a ChangeLog entry that
included the name and email address. Can you parse that?

murrayc murrayc com

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