Jeff King wrote:
> Even if it worked, though, I am not sure it would be worth such a rule.
> The /etc/mailname file is not a standard, so you would effectively be
> cutting off the auto-ident behavior for people on every other system. If
> we are going to do that, we might as well do it uniformly.
I don't fully follow. Do you mean that because other operating
systems choose not to make full use of an /etc/mailname file when it
is present (and instead use per-MTA configuration), git should not
take advantage of it to choose an appropriate email address?
Or do you mean that on non-Debian systems, the FQDN for localhost is
reliably the mailname, just like on Debian systems /etc/mailname is
supposed to be?
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