More FreeBSD repo oddities - commits as root
imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Mar 4 21:35:02 UTC 2020
On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 2:32 PM Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 2:20 PM Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 1:00 PM Ed Maste <emaste at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> One other oddity that came up during git conversion experimentation is
>>> that there were a number of commits in 1993 (in CVS) done as root.
>>> delphij@ provided this list:
>>> > Affected svn revisions:
>>> > 282, 281, 238, 119, 90, 89, 88, 86, 85, 84, 83, 82, 36
>>> For the git migration I don't think we want to do anything special
>>> with these - just leave them as root, as we did in svn. If any folks
>>> who were involved in 1993 know who did this work it would be
>>> interesting to note it, but I can't imagine it's worth trying to
>>> revise the history.
>> I'll make inquiries.
> phk thinks it was most likely jordan, with second most likely as Rod and a
> super distant third as David G, though that's starting to get very unlikely.
> I've sent email to rod and a facebook message to Jordan. The commits are
> https://pastebin.com/8trChU8v for a while...
And if we can't find who, let's export it as root with the name 'El Rod
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