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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 The problem is that half of them are out of date.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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