[neomutt-devel] git mailmaps

Thomas Adam thomas at xteddy.org
Sun Jun 11 14:28:40 CEST 2017

On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 07:58:33PM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 12:24:07PM +0100, Richard Russon wrote:
> > I only briefly mentioned that the mailmap affects git log, too.
> > 
> > If you use the %aN (author name) and %aE (author email) formatting
> > strings, then the fields will be looked-up in the mailmap.
> Or as I use:
> % git log --use-mailmap
> Which saves having to alias a whole bunch of other stuff.

I also forgot to mention:

% git config --global log.mailmap true

Which will use the mailmap by default -- again, without altering the log
output format, which I consider to be a sideline use case.

-- Thomas Adam

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