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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: Fri, 6 Apr 2018 10:07:15 -0500
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On 04/03/2018 01:45 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> 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

That pull request was abandoned; Paolo, do you want to pick this up in
your misc tree?

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

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