Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ContributorsFile - add a file listing all contributors
[ContributorsFromGit] [ContributorsFile] filename = CONTRIBUTORS
Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ContributorsFile populates a CONTRIBUTORS file with all the contributors of the project as found by
Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ContributorsFromGit (which also need to be present in your
The generated file will look like this:
# FOO-BAR CONTRIBUTORS # This is the (likely incomplete) list of people who have helped make this distribution what it is, either via code contributions, patches, bug reports, help with troubleshooting, etc. A huge thank to all of them. * Albert Zoot <email@example.com> * Bertrand Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Note that if no contributor is detected beside the actual author of the module, the file will not be created.
The name of the contributor file that is created. Defaults to CONTRIBUTORS.
Refer to David Golden's blog entry at http://www.dagolden.com/index.php/1921/how-im-using-distzilla-to-give-credit-to-contributors/ to get introduced to the
Dist::Zilla contributor modules.
.mailmap file is useful to deal with contributors with several email addresses: https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-shortlog.html.
To give credit to bug reporters and other persons who don't commit code directly, you can use empty git commits:
git commit --allow-empty --author="David Golden <email@example.com>" -m "..."
Yanick Champoux <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Yanick Champoux.