Rainer Müller <rai...@macports.org> writes:

> On 2016-11-01 19:23, Sean Farley wrote:
>> Lawrence Velázquez <lar...@macports.org> writes:
>>> You should set your repository's user.email to your MacPorts email address.
>> Is this really necessary? I've seen mention of a mailmap but that hardly
>> seems like a big enough reason to force us to change user.email.
>> I'm pushing back on this, by the way, because I'd like to keep the fact
>> that I have one email for all the projects I've contributed to and this
>> is the first time there's been an email requirement.
> This is no hard requirement. However, all your existing commits were
> attributed to your @macports.org mail address.

Ah, I forgot I did my own custom map since I was using hgsubversion.

> I am only aware of one case where the commit author email address will
> be used:
> When you close a ticket with "Closes
> ​https://trac.macports.org/ticket/..."; in a commit message, a comment
> will automatically be added to the corresponding ticket. This comment
> will be attributed to the author of the commit. By using the same email
> address for your commits that is also configured in Trac, you ensure
> that these comments will be properly attributed to you.

That is a fairly compelling reason so I'll go with that.
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