Git conversion: fixing email addresses from ChangeLog files

Segher Boessenkool segher@kernel.crashing.org
Sat Dec 28 14:54:00 GMT 2019


On Sat, Dec 28, 2019 at 01:05:13PM +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Dec 2019, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Dec 27, 2019 at 07:47:02PM +0000, Richard Earnshaw (lists) wrote:
> > >       1 Author: Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel,crashing.org>
> > > *    730 Author: Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>
> > >       2 Author: Segher Boesssenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>
> > 
> > The first and third are only in changelogs.  The second even happened
> > only once, afaics?
> > 
> > These errors only happen in the reposurgeon conversion.
> 
> This is about extracting attributions from changelogs when unambiguous 
> there, and then correcting mistakes or otherwise making minor variants 
> more uniform.

Yes, and I'm saying you probably shouldn't do that.

Note that these errors did not exist in the changelog in the commit
message, for example.

Since people very often typo their own name (as the evidence shows), the
heuristic for deriving it should be robust against that.

> The last one comes from r235585 and r245880.

Ah, thanks.


Segher



More information about the Gcc mailing list