Yeah, the --authors-prog does work.  Is there a way to save the configuration 
though so you don't have to add it everytime time you rebase or dcommit?



-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff King []
Sent: 28 July 2014 21:08
To: David Braden
Subject: Re: git-svn authors file and SVN users with ‘=’ in the username

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:33:23AM +0000, David Braden wrote:

> I’m creating a git clone of a svn repository and am trying to set up
> an authors file to map between the svn users and our git usernames.
> The svn repository uses the full subject line of a ssl certificate for
> the user id and so it contains ‘=’ which causes the authors file to be
> parsed incorrectly as it splits on the first equals.
> [...]
> How can I work around this limitation?

I have not tried it, but I suspect --authors-prog might work, as it passes the 
name as an argument to the program.


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