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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mailmap: add a mailmap file to DPDK
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 17:17:58 +0200
Message-ID: <1741910.NPnI57ggvb@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201020150322.GG558@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com>

20/10/2020 17:03, Bruce Richardson:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 04:29:18PM +0200, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > 20/10/2020 15:07, Bruce Richardson:
> > > Since a number of contributors to DPDK have submitted patches to DPDK under
> > > more than one email address, we should maintain a mailmap file to properly
> > > track their commits using "shortlog". It also helps fix up any mangled
> > > names, for example, with surname/firstname reversed, or with incorrect
> > > capitalization.
> > 
> > I agree it helps fixing typos in names, that's why I have such file.
> > To be really useful, we should add every contributors.
> 
> Surely not every contributor has multiple email addresses or their emails
> in multiple formats?
> 
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
> > > ---
> > > 
> > > while this list is almost certainly incomplete, this should serve as a
> > > reasonable start-point for building a more complete one.
> > 
> > Do you want me to write a v2?
> > 
> Feel free to. However, I think the contents should be limited to only those
> that need to be there.

Misunderstanding then.
The other usage I'm looking at, is your last sentence above:
"
It also helps fix up any mangled names, for example,
with surname/firstname reversed, or with incorrect capitalization.
"
This usage requires to have everyone listed.



  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-20 15:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-20 13:07 Bruce Richardson
2020-10-20 13:22 ` David Marchand
2020-10-20 14:29 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-20 15:03   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-10-20 15:17     ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-10-20 15:32       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-10-20 15:38         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-20 15:44           ` Bruce Richardson
2020-10-21 16:55 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Bruce Richardson

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