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Month: August 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Tim: Who is "root" in commit patches web page?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:45:46 -0500
>>> Whoops.  That's me; I committed a minor change from a test box and
>>> forgot
>>> to set up a proper GIT user first.
>>> I don't know if there is any way to fix this.  I never really liked the
>>> fact that anyone can use any username they want when committing to GIT
>>> (as
>>> long as the proper login credentials are given), and this is a prime
>>> example of what I was concerned about.
>>> Tim
>> I have pushed a fix for the bad commit into GIT head.  This may require
>> that you hard reset to the latest origin/master hash to prevent problems
>> when committing later.
>> Tim
> Well, that didn't work.  I don't think there is any good way to clean out
> the offending commit unfortunately.
> Tim

OK, I was able to scrub it out but it wasn't easy.  The moral of the story
here is to always, always check the Author line BEFORE pushing to master!