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List all authors of a particular git project

Terminal - List all authors of a particular git project
git log --format='%aN' | sort -u
2010-01-07 18:55:21
User: jedahan
Functions: sort
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List all authors of a particular git project

This should work even if the output format changes.

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Terminal - Alternatives
git shortlog -s | cut -c8-
2010-01-07 18:04:01
User: jedahan
Functions: cut
Tags: git
3

List everyone who committed to a particular project, listed alphabetically. To list by commits, add -n to the shortlog.

git log --format='%aN <%aE>' | awk '{arr[$0]++} END{for (i in arr){print arr[i], i;}}' | sort -rn | cut -d\ -f2-
2010-07-19 11:40:52
Functions: awk cut sort
Tags: git
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Gets the authors, sorts by number of commits (as a vague way of estimating how much of the project is their work, i.e. the higher in the list, the more they've done) and then outputs the results.

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What others think

I believe this command actually only lists authors for the current branch. If you want the list for all repo authors:

git log --all --format='%aN' | sort -u

Also, for getting emails with that output:

git log --all --format='%aN <%cE>' | sort -u
Comment by jbsnyder 224 weeks and 1 day ago

Some joker put a whole bunch of control characters in their name on the git server and it messed up the formatting.

Comment by h3xx 169 weeks and 5 days ago

aN and cN can be different post merges and such. You'll get better results with:

git log --all --format='%cN <%cE>' | sort -u
Comment by donatj 26 weeks and 2 days ago

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