[B.A.T.M.A.N.] batman patch authorship mangled
lindner_marek at yahoo.de
Fri May 7 16:43:11 CEST 2010
the last patchset sent by Andrew contained a few errors regarding the
authorship due to incorrect handling on our side. We did not notice these
issues until the patches went out to get included by you.
Here is the complete list of incorrect assignments:
* should be Linus instead of Simon
=> [PATCH 07/26] staging:batman-adv: Remove dead max addr and obsolete
=> [PATCH 09/26] staging:batman-adv: Update README about vis raw output
* should be Luis instead of Marek
=> [PATCH 12/26] staging:batman-adv: fix whitespace style issues
* should be Sven instead of Marek
=> [PATCH 24/26] staging:batman-adv: Fix whitespace problems criticized by
=> [PATCH 25/26] staging:batman-adv: Reduce max characters on a line to 80
Is there any way to correct the authors of the patches in question ? I know
that modifying the git history to fix the author will change all following
hashes and everyone has to rebase its tree.
Personally, I'm not so worried about Linus & Sven, since they are longterm
contributors and somewhat close to the project. I'm sure a beer or two can
compensate them for the loss of fame. Luis on the other hand seemed to be
quite thrilled about getting his patch in and I'd rather not leave him with
the impression we don't want to credit him for his work.
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