Repository listing contributors whose commits have been expunged

My repository is listing a contributor on the main repository page who has no commits in the repository - or at least, none that show up in any view I can see.

How do I remove that contributor’s listing?

Hi. 👋

The contributor list does include users who have also contributed to forks of your project that has since been pulled in as well, so maybe that’s where they’re from? I’ve encountered this myself where a pull request I had merged into a project included a co-author that submitted a pull request to my fork, they didn’t show up in the main repository’s commit list, but did show up in the pull request commit and on the contributors avatar’s list in the sidebar.

Just a thought. :slightly_smiling_face:

That’s the thing.

  • The repo has existed for exactly 5 days.
  • During that time, I made one commit from a github user I did not realize I was logged in as. Since I did not want that user co-mingled with the owner of the current repo, I amended that commit so that it came from the correct user.
  • At this time, the repo’s “Insights” graphs - including the “contributors” graph and the “Network” - list only the repo owner’s user as having contributed to the site.
  • There are no forks.
  • if I use the github API to request the contributors to the repo, it returns only the repo’s owner.

And yet, when I look at the github repo page, it still lists that other user as a contributor.

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Hmm. :thinking:  Might be some cache issues or something, might wanna contact staff, they’ll know what to do. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Yeah, that would be nice if there were a way to do so. The contact github page brings up a set of categories under which this does not qualify, and otherwise an offer to ask the community.

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