improving "from" address in gerrit emails to commits list?

Philipp Riemer ruderphilipp at
Thu Aug 23 10:11:31 PDT 2012

2012/8/23 Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at>:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 09:52:53AM +0200, Noel Grandin <noel at> wrote:
>> Is it possible to munge the "From:" address in the gerrit emails
>> that go to the commit list?
>> I got kind of used to seeing who did the commit in the "from" column
>> of my email client, and I miss that :-)
> The script to hack is:
> /git/libreoffice/core.git/hooks/update at, I'm
> attaching a trivial diff that could fix the issue (it sets the committer
> of the last commit as From, hopefully that's good enough). Michael,
> could you please apply it?
> Thanks,
> Miklos

Good idea! I am definitely a supporter of it!

However, I would prefer using %cN and %cE instead of the variants with
lower case.


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