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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Autogenerate AUTHORS



On 10/13/2012 05:04 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 10/13/2012 09:03 AM, 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
> 
> I ran sort on this diff, in en_US.UTF-8, and noticed that:
> 
> 'Aron Griffis' was added, but with the same email as 'Amy Griffis'
> (missing a .mailmap entry for preferred name).
> 
> 'redshift' was added, but with the same email as 'Marco Bozzolan'
> (another missing .mailmap entry)
> 
> A couple of names were spelled differently: you fixed Darryl L. Pierce,
> and changed to Gerd v. Egidy.
> 
> The duplicate entry 'Serge Hallyn' was consolidated by the 'Serge E.
> Hallyn' entry.
> 

For the last three, I standardized on the name that was already in AUTHORS.
I'll fix the first 2.

But as to Rich's comment, anyone object to sorting AUTHORS alphabetically?
Will simplify this process at least, and if anyone cares about who committed
when they can check git log.

- Cole


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