[darcs-users] easy way to globally change author-id

Tommy Pettersson ptp at lysator.liu.se
Wed Mar 30 10:52:32 UTC 2005


On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 07:20:56PM -0800, Keith Irwin wrote:
> Is there a way to change all those attributions without losing all the
> patch history?

The author is a part in the patch's global hash name, so
you can't (hopefully!) change the author and still have the
"same" patch.

It would be possible to rebuild the repo with new patches using
a different author, but the new repo would be incompatible
with the old one, and there is no automated way (that I know
of) to do this rebuilding.


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Tommy Pettersson <ptp at lysator.liu.se>




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