[python-committers] Use hg commit --user?

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sun Mar 6 11:23:05 CET 2011

On 06.03.2011 10:55, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Hi,
> I do sometimes commit patches written by someone else. I tried to always
> add him/her to Misc/ACKS and in the changelog entry (Misc/NEWS). With
> git, it's possible to record an author different than the commiter. In
> Mercurial, I see a --user option.
> Can I use this option to commit a patch written by someone else? Or is
> there another option for that?
> If I use hg commit --user, is it possible to see somewhere that the
> commiter was me?

Basically, no.  If you want to honor contributors, put their name into
the commit message.


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