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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove non-MAINTAINERS email address references for Lennert Buytenhek.
On Sun, 10 Apr 2011 22:27:16 +0200
Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@wantstofly.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 01:20:02PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
>
> > > This gets rid of all (obsolete as well as still valid) email addresses
> > > for Lennert Buytenhek across the tree -- MAINTAINERS should be used for
> > > obtaining a valid email address.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@wantstofly.org>
> >
> > Lennert, this is silly.
> >
> > That email address acts as part of the identification of who you
> > are, and is part of the copyright.
>
> The problem is that half of them are out of date. I at first sent a
> patch to change them all over to buytenh@wantstofly.org, but then got:
>
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=129858453409012&w=2
>
> which seemed sensible. :-/

What about the .mailmap file in the kernel source tree? ( man
git-shortlog )

That is honoured at least by git and scripts/get_maintainers.pl ...

You'll want to add lines of the form:
Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@wantstofly.org> Lennert Buytenhek <old address>

I guess...

Regards,
Flo


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