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Re: Official GCC git repository


On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 22:57 -0400, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> >  Lots of projects use the Name <email> format, gcc adds that to the
> >  Changelog and the author is the login name, I was proposing to add
> >  the Name <email> format to the git repo to make things like gitk
> >  nicer to use.
> 
> There is no singular mapping from login name to author, since we have
> all used different email addresses in the changelog at different
> times.
> Login name has always been correct, and it would be wrong for us to
> change history to try to represent our login name as if it has always
> had our latest email address.
> 
> I would highly suggest you just use login name as the author.

I was only suggesting it as a nicity, if people are happy with the
login name alone, I'd suggest Bernardo just push the repo from
infradead over now as that is what is there.

Harvey


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