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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] BK->CVS (real time mirror)
Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 03:46:58PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
>
>>It seems that some things that should have been attributed to me (or others)
>>are listed as from torvalds too.
>>
>>Example: drivers/char/tty_io.c
>>
>>revision 1.59
>>date: 2003/03/04 02:13:05; author: torvalds; state: Exp; lines: +4 -6
>>small tty irq race fix
>>
>>(Logical change 1.8144)
>
>
> Yeah, I'm almost there, I'm pretty sure that what is happening is that
> the user name is being picked up from the changeset which is current in
> the path. We extract the user name and put it in the comments but I
> don't see where we set $LOGNAME before doing the ci.
>
> So here's a question. Suppose we have a series of deltas being clumped
> together in a file. All made by different people. Whose name wins?
> My gut is to sort them, run them through uniq -c, and take the top one.
> The other idea is to count up lines inserted/deleted over each delta
> and take the user who has done the most work.
>
> Thoughts?

Another option:
Choose the name that _removed_ the most lines.

Reward the desired behaviour. ;)

Wha? Right, back to work.

Eli
--------------------. "If it ain't broke now,
Eli Carter \ it will be soon." -- crypto-gram
eli.carter(a)inet.com `-------------------------------------------------

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