List all authors of a particular git project

git log --format='%aN' | sort -u
This should work even if the output format changes.

By: jedahan
2010-01-07 18:55:21

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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
jbsnyder · 595 weeks and 2 days ago
Some joker put a whole bunch of control characters in their name on the git server and it messed up the formatting.
h3xx · 540 weeks and 6 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
donatj · 397 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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