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PROGRAM:

NAME


git-check-mailmap - Show canonical names and email addresses of contacts

SYNOPSIS


git check-mailmap [options] <contact>...

DESCRIPTION


For each “Name <user@host>” or “<user@host>” from the command-line or standard input (when
using --stdin), look up the person’s canonical name and email address (see "Mapping
Authors" below). If found, print them; otherwise print the input as-is.

OPTIONS


--stdin
Read contacts, one per line, from the standard input after exhausting contacts
provided on the command-line.

OUTPUT


For each contact, a single line is output, terminated by a newline. If the name is
provided or known to the mailmap, “Name <user@host>” is printed; otherwise only
“<user@host>” is printed.

MAPPING AUTHORS


If the file .mailmap exists at the toplevel of the repository, or at the location pointed
to by the mailmap.file or mailmap.blob configuration options, it is used to map author and
committer names and email addresses to canonical real names and email addresses.

In the simple form, each line in the file consists of the canonical real name of an
author, whitespace, and an email address used in the commit (enclosed by < and >) to map
to the name. For example:

Proper Name <[email protected]>

The more complex forms are:

<[email protected]> <[email protected]>

which allows mailmap to replace only the email part of a commit, and:

Proper Name <[email protected]> <[email protected]>

which allows mailmap to replace both the name and the email of a commit matching the
specified commit email address, and:

Proper Name <[email protected]> Commit Name <[email protected]>

which allows mailmap to replace both the name and the email of a commit matching both the
specified commit name and email address.

Example 1: Your history contains commits by two authors, Jane and Joe, whose names appear
in the repository under several forms:

Joe Developer <[email protected]>
Joe R. Developer <[email protected]>
Jane Doe <[email protected]>
Jane Doe <jane@laptop.(none)>
Jane D. <jane@desktop.(none)>

Now suppose that Joe wants his middle name initial used, and Jane prefers her family name
fully spelled out. A proper .mailmap file would look like:

Jane Doe <jane@desktop.(none)>
Joe R. Developer <[email protected]>

Note how there is no need for an entry for <jane@laptop.(none)>, because the real name of
that author is already correct.

Example 2: Your repository contains commits from the following authors:

nick1 <[email protected]>
nick2 <[email protected]>
nick2 <[email protected]>
santa <[email protected]>
claus <[email protected]>
CTO <[email protected]>

Then you might want a .mailmap file that looks like:

<[email protected]> <[email protected]>
Some Dude <[email protected]> nick1 <[email protected]>
Other Author <[email protected]> nick2 <[email protected]>
Other Author <[email protected]> <[email protected]>
Santa Claus <[email protected]> <[email protected]>

Use hash # for comments that are either on their own line, or after the email address.

GIT


Part of the git(1) suite

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