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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.12] maint: Add .mailmap ent

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.12] maint: Add .mailmap entries for patches claiming list authorship
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 13:45:24 -0500
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On 03/26/2018 01:41 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> The list did not author any patches, but it does rewrite the
> 'From:' header of messages sent from any domain with restrictive
> SPF policies that would otherwise prevent the message from reaching
> all list recipients.  If a maintainer is not careful to undo the
> list header rewrite, and the author did not include a manual
> 'From:' line in the body to fix the munged header, then 'git am'
> happily attributes the patch to the list.  Add some mailmap
> entries to correct the few that have escaped our attention; while
> we also work on improving the tooling to catch the problem in
> the future before a merge is even made.
> Also improve the comments occurring in the file, including line
> length improvements.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Blake <address@hidden>
> ---
> Probably worth inclusion in 2.12-rc1, since it makes statistics
> about the release easier to follow.

I'll include this in my qapi+misc pull for 2.12-rc2

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3266
Virtualization:  qemu.org | libvirt.org

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