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SubjectRe: [PATCH trival/tree-wide] Change Ryan Mallon's email address across the kernel
On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 13:05 +1000, Ryan Mallon wrote:
> On 10/06/11 12:55, Paul Mundt wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 09:12:50AM +1000, Ryan Mallon wrote:
> >> I no longer work at Bluewater Systems. Update my email address accordingly.
> > Is this sort of churn really necessary? By all means, update your
> > MAINTAINERS entry accordingly, but the rest of it is really pretty
> > pointless. People are invariably going to consult MAINTAINERS one way or
> > another and get the updated value accordingly. For the rest of these you
> > are just as well off ripping out the email address completely.

I agree.

> The MAINTAINERS entry for me only cover the arm ep93xx arch. Prior to
> this patch, if I do (for example)
> ./scripts/ -f drivers/power/ds2782_battery.c
> It gives my old Bluewater email. With this change it gives my gmail
> account. Not sure if that is because it extracts the email from the
> source or from the git commit?

It's the git commit.

get_maintainer uses the name and address in the first seen
commit matching on the full name where possible.

You can override this with --noremove-duplicates

$ ./scripts/ --noremove-duplicates -f drivers/power/ds2782_battery.c
Anton Vorontsov <> (commit_signer:4/5=80%)
Ryan Mallon <> (commit_signer:3/5=60%)
Andrew Morton <> (commit_signer:1/5=20%)
Peter Huewe <> (commit_signer:1/5=20%)
Mike Rapoport <> (commit_signer:1/5=20%) (open list)

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