dist-git help wanted: write me a regex!

James Cassell fedoraproject at cyberpear.com
Mon Dec 21 05:25:06 UTC 2009

On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:01:06 -0500, Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com>  

> The kernel module is full of changelogs that start with:
> Thu Dec 17 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod at redhat.com>
> of course the date, name, email and revision will change, but the format
> is the same.  This data is not really necessary in git, as we have all
> of that already, and it makes shortlog rather useless.
> parsecvs has a feature that allows one to filter out parts of log
> messages, and it requires a perl regex to find the lines to strip out.
> I'm no regex hacker, but I bet some of you are.  Can somebody please
> write me a regex that will catch the above line, and others like it?
> Thanks!

This should do it:

James Cassell

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