|author||Kees Cook <email@example.com>||2020-08-08 00:14:36 -0700|
|committer||Jonathan Corbet <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2020-08-11 10:45:19 -0600|
mailmap: Update comments for with format and more detalis
Without having first read the git-shortlog man-page, the format of .mailmap may not be immediately obvious. Add comments with pointers to the man-page, along with other details. Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <email@example.com> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/202008080013.58EBD83@keescook Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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@@ -2,11 +2,16 @@
# This list is used by git-shortlog to fix a few botched name translations
# in the git archive, either because the author's full name was messed up
# and/or not always written the same way, making contributions from the
-# same person appearing not to be so or badly displayed.
+# same person appearing not to be so or badly displayed. Also allows for
+# old email addresses to map to new email addresses.
+# For format details, see "MAPPING AUTHORS" in "man git-shortlog".
+# Please keep this list dictionary sorted.
+# This comment is parsed by git-shortlog:
# repo-abbrev: /pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/
Aaron Durbin <email@example.com>
Adam Oldham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Adam Radford <email@example.com>