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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] Nexus One Support
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On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 17:41 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 16:55 -0800, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 16:42 -0800, Dima Zavin wrote:
> > > You are not the author of any of these patches. Where are the author
> > > attributions for the team that actually wrote this code?
> > In the commit text.. The author field is used to denote who authored the
> > commit, which in this case is me.
>
> You have that wrong.
> Author and Committer are different git fields.
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/user-manual.html
>
> * an author: The name of the person responsible for this change,
> together with its date.
> * a committer: The name of the person who actually created the
> commit, with the date it was done. This may be different from
> the author, for example, if the author was someone who wrote a
> patch and emailed it to the person who used it to create the
> commit.


I'm not even sure how to make these different, but in this case it
doesn't matter because the "committer" as you defined it above is more
than one person ..

Daniel

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