On Monday, April 7, 2014 9:56:35 PM UTC+2, Thomas Green wrote:
> We have a process where small teams of developers work together on a
> feature and the their work is squashed into a single commit to may upstream
> management of the "unit" of functionality easier to maintain.
> I was trying to figure out a way to list multiple authors for these
> squashed commits so each of the developers on the team could have their
> name in the log for that feature.
> Any suggestions?
I know two approaches:
One is a trick I saw recently for teams with a lot of pair-programming:
They basically have a script that switches the committer name to be "Lisa
and Bob (pairing)" before the commit is made. More info
The second, more conventional approach is to use "tags" at the bottom of
the commit message. Quoting
If you like, you can put extra tags at the end:
> 1. "Reported-by:" is used to credit someone who found the bug that
> the patch attempts to fix.
> 2. "Acked-by:" says that the person who is more familiar with the area
> the patch attempts to modify liked the patch.
> 3. "Reviewed-by:", unlike the other tags, can only be offered by the
> reviewer and means that she is completely satisfied that the patch
> is ready for application. It is usually offered only after a
> detailed review.
> 4. "Tested-by:" is used to indicate that the person applied the patch
> and found it to have the desired effect.
> You can also create your own tag or use one that's in common usage
> such as "Thanks-to:", "Based-on-patch-by:", or "Mentored-by:".
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