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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Autogenerate AUTHORS

On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:03:42AM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 10/13/2012 11:01 AM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> > We add a helper python script build-aux/make-authors.py The .mailmap
> > is expanded to give output as close to the original AUTHORS file as
> > possible. Drop the syntax-check that validated AUTHORS is up to date.
> > 
> > AUTHORS.in tracks the maintainers, as well as some folks who were
> > previously in AUTHORS but don't have a git commit with proper
> > attribution.
> Here's the AUTHORS diff it generates. I tried to make sure no one was dropped,
> but it could use another look

As you comment in the original patch, I think it's best to sort the

In libguestfs we sort by author string (ie. by the first name that

  git log --pretty="format:%an <%ae>" | sort -u | uniq -w 10


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
libguestfs lets you edit virtual machines.  Supports shell scripting,
bindings from many languages.  http://libguestfs.org

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