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Date:   Sat, 8 Aug 2020 00:14:36 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     Jonathan Corbet <>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <>,,
Subject: [PATCH] mailmap: Update comments for with format and more detalis

Without having first read the git-shortlog man-page first, the format
of .mailmap may not be immediately obvious. Add comments with pointers
to the man-page, along with other details.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
I'm adding this to my earlier .mailmap update series:
 .mailmap | 9 +++++++--
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/.mailmap b/.mailmap
index 6c1c04a63b18..3a991e19928c 100644
--- a/.mailmap
+++ b/.mailmap
@@ -2,11 +2,16 @@
 # This list is used by git-shortlog to fix a few botched name translations
 # in the git archive, either because the author's full name was messed up
 # and/or not always written the same way, making contributions from the
-# same person appearing not to be so or badly displayed.
+# same person appearing not to be so or badly displayed. Also allows for
+# old email addresses to map to new email addresses.
+# For format details, see "MAPPING AUTHORS" in "man git-shortlog".
+# Please keep this list dictionary sorted.
+# This comment is parsed by git-shortlog:
 # repo-abbrev: /pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/
 Aaron Durbin <>
 Adam Oldham <>
 Adam Radford <>

Kees Cook

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