Wrong email address in commit logs

Brian J. Tarricone brian at tarricone.org
Sun Sep 13 20:43:00 CEST 2009

On 09/13/2009 03:33 AM, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Where does git take its email addresses, fir past (ie pre-git migration)?

They were taken from the user info on the server.  I provided a means
for people to update this info and asked several times in the months
leading up to the git migration for people to update their name and
email to their liking.

> I realize that it's a nice spam filter, but I still would prefer that
> my correct email address to be used.
> Could someone please correct that in the commit logs?

No, this isn't possible without rewriting history for all branches and
all modules where you have old commits.


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