By default there is no explicit authors mapping and the following rules are used for translation:
- Subversion “svn_user_name” is translated to “svn_user_name <>” in Git
- Git “Author Name <firstname.lastname@example.org>” is translated to “Author Name” in Subversion
Additionally to the default rule, explicit authors mapping may be provided by SubGit configuration. Authors mapping is stored in a separate text file which is looked at GIT_REPOS/subgit/authors.txt by default. Mapping file is read in system default encoding.
Default authors.txt location may be changed in SubGit configuration file.
Authors mapping file (authors.txt) contents may be altered at any time and new mapping becomes effective immediately.