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Re: [gfortran] PR libfortran/21376
On Monday 23 May 2005 22:46, Steve Kargl wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 11:09:57PM +0200, FX Coudert wrote:
> > >Another issue is that your patch is only superficially different from
> > > the one
> > >Peter Wainwright suggested when he filed the PR, so you should probably
> > > add his name to the ChangeLog entry.
> > OK, so here is my question: is the name in the ChangeLog entry supposed
> > to be the one of the commiter, the one of the author, or both?
> I don't know if it's rigorous policy, but I follow the convention
> that Paul B used when he was committing my patches for me. If
> I commit someone else patch, I include that persons name in the
> Changelog along with mine. The intent is to give credit to the
> person responsible for developing the patch and to give the name
> of the person to blame for actually committing the patch.
You can get the name of the person who committed the patch from CVS.
I only add my name when committing patches if I actually make changes.