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From: Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
To: Rafal Luzynski <digitalfreak@lingonborough.com>
Cc: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>,
	 libc-stable@sourceware.org,  Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
Subject: Re: [2.29 COMMITTED] regex: fix read overrun [BZ #24114]
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87h8byu8og.fsf@mid.deneb.enyo.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1004103621.41197.1552951132012@poczta.nazwa.pl> (Rafal	Luzynski's message of "Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:18:51 +0100 (CET)")

* Rafal Luzynski:

> As far as I know the date in the ChangeLog should be the date
> when the change was pushed to the git repository, not when the
> patch was authored.

I have been following this more or less meticulously for master, but
does anyone know the rationale for it?  I find it peculiar because we
may end up with a date/email address combination that is completely
bogus.  I find it difficult to believe that anyone would prefer this.
At commit/push time (not at contribution time), the copyright
assignment may no longer be in effect for new contributions from the
same person, after all.

I don't adjust dates for backports, mostly due to the risk of making
mistakes.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-03-19 16:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-01  0:00 Aurelien Jarno
2019-01-01  0:00 ` Rafal Luzynski
2019-01-01  0:00   ` Paul Eggert
2019-01-01  0:00   ` Florian Weimer [this message]
2019-01-01  0:00     ` Rafal Luzynski
2019-01-01  0:00       ` Florian Weimer
2019-01-01  0:00   ` Aurelien Jarno
2019-01-01  0:00     ` Rafal Luzynski
2019-01-01  0:00 ` [2.29 COMMITTED] Record CVE-2019-9169 in NEWS and ChangeLog " Aurelien Jarno

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