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Re: [gfortran] PR libfortran/21376


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?

As others have said, the one(s) of the author(s).  I just wanted to add the
information that this is documented in the Coding Standards, sec. 6.8.2,
especially the last part
<http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards/html_node/Style-of-Change-Logs.html#Style-of-Change-Logs>:
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When you install someone else's changes, put the contributor's name in the
change log entry rather than in the text of the entry. In other words, write this:

     2002-07-14  John Doe  <jdoe@gnu.org>

             * sewing.c: Make it sew.

rather than this:

     2002-07-14  Usual Maintainer  <usual@gnu.org>

             * sewing.c: Make it sew.  Patch by jdoe@gnu.org.

As for the date, that should be the date you applied the change.
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- Tobi


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