Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
>> I suspect somebody from the Windows camp saw a patch I posted
>> without the ifdef, noticed that there is a problem to expect
>> IDENT_NAME_GIVEN to be set on Windows for some reason, and resulted
>> in a reroll of the function in that shape.
>> I didn't find anything in the list archive, though.  So I am
>> stumped.
> The only thing I can think of is that on Unix we can guess name from
> GECOS, which could be considered sufficiently your name, while on
> Windows we probably do not get anything useful there.


These days, we encourage setting user.name explicitly even on a
system on which it is likely that we will see a good GECOS value, so
removing the ifdef and always check with ALL may not hurt anybody.
I dunno.
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