Issue #453 new
Jérôme Berger
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It would be nice if there was an option to specify a command to call when a user ID is not found in the author map. For example given a file id_to_name.sh:

#!/bin/sh
finger $1 | grep Name: | sed 's/.*Name:\s*'

If we set hgsubversion.dyn_author_name=id_to_name.sh, then each time Mercurial encounters an unknown svn user name it would add a line equivalent to $name=$(id_to_name.sh $name) to the author map.

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