Dear diary, on Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 11:55:52AM CEST, I got a letter
where Catalin Marinas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> Petr Baudis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > The committer field generally identifies the committer "physically", and
> > isn't usually overriden. You'll find <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> in my
> > committer field, e.g.
> I thought GIT_COMMITTER_{NAME,EMAIL} were added to be able to override
> the defaults like [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Yes, but IIRC only for rather special cases like recommitting older
commits, importing from other VCSes, etc.

> The latest StGIT snapshot uses, by default, the committer's details
> for the From: line when sending patches by e-mail, assuming that this
> is a valid e-mail address. One can define his own e-mail template and
> use a different From: line but I thought it would be simpler to
> provide some defaults based on this.

Why don't you rather use the GIT_AUTHOR_* variables?

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
If you want the holes in your knowledge showing up try teaching
someone.  -- Alan Cox
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