Re: [PATCH] Maintainers: switch to my Arm email address

Ard Biesheuvel

On Thu, 5 Mar 2020 at 15:33, Laszlo Ersek <> wrote:

On 03/05/20 13:30, Leif Lindholm wrote:
On Thu, Mar 05, 2020 at 12:23:46 +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
I no longer work for Linaro (and haven't for a while) so in anticipation
of losing access to my mailbox, let's switch to the ARM one
for my Tiancore contributions and maintainerships. Update the .mailmap
at the same time so the tooling can rewrite history where needed.
I have no issue either way, but I also don't think a proper decision
was made last time around the .mailmap topic came up as to whether it
was intended to span organisation changes.
We said that stewards wouldn't have the power to approve such, but the
subject contributors would.

At present it does not in this project, and I would prefer for such a
change to happen after an explicit policy decision rather than by

In the meantime, for the Maintainers.txt changes:
Reviewed-by: Leif Lindholm <>
I'm fine with both keeping and dropping the .mailmap hunk, as it is
being proposed by Ard.

So either way:

Reviewed-by: Laszlo Ersek <>
Thanks all

Given the fact that the mailmap is only used when explicitly asked for
it, adding the entry is not going to make it more likely that
unsuspecting contributors will end up using my email address
after looking at my contributions in the Git history. So I dropped the
mailmap hunk and pushed this to edk2 master.

Join to automatically receive all group messages.