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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
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* sewing.c: Make it sew.
rather than this:
2002-07-14 Usual Maintainer <email@example.com>
* sewing.c: Make it sew. Patch by firstname.lastname@example.org.
As for the date, that should be the date you applied the change.