[RFC] Store patch authors in the new Patch.author field

Jeremy Kerr jk at ozlabs.org
Fri Apr 29 13:09:13 EST 2011

Hi Mauro,

> > For ubuntu-kernel, when proposing an update patch, we forward the entire
> > commit (possibly with comments before it, like why we're proposing the
> > patch for that ubuntu kernel version). In this case, it'd be correct to
> > parse the *last* From: line before the patch itself.
> This will do the wrong thing on several cases where someone keeps a From: message
> from a comment received during the patch discussions. There are several cases
> where this happens.

Sorry, not sure I understand this - you mean someone is sending a patch,
but includes an un-quoted 'From:' line from existing discussion? Could
you point me to an example?



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