Re: svn to git commit

2009/1/15 Kristian Høgsberg <krh redhat com>:
> On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 19:38 +0100, Murray Cumming wrote:
>> 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?
> That is doable, but some commits cover several ChangeLog entries,
> possibly from different authors.  Or in some cases the ChangeLog author
> is different than the commit.  But we can use the git author field for
> that I guess, that might just work well.  I'll try it out and see how it
> works.

Thanks for your effort. I for one would very much like to have my real
email addy instead of, for easy grepping and what ever.

mvh Björn

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