[Mesa-dev] [PATCH v2] Add .mailmap

Giuseppe Bilotta giuseppe.bilotta at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 11:28:23 PST 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 4:46 PM, Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 1:09 AM, Giuseppe Bilotta
> <giuseppe.bilotta at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This adds a first tentative .mailmap file, to canonicize contributor
>> name/emails in shortlogs and other statistical endeavours.
> If we want this kind of information, should we just go with Ken's
> gitdm branch? That'll provide information about per-company
> contribution stats as well.

git builtins can't use the gitdm stuff, AFAIK (so e.g. git shortlog
wouldn't coalesce authors). Having duplicate information _is_
annoying, but if git dm can use the .mailmap (at least partially),
then of course redundancy can be curbed.

Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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