autoconf: update HACKING file

From c0fb65f6733cd5a0144beae0e215848393956730 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ben Elliston <[EMAIL REDACTED]>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:08:19 +1100
Subject: [PATCH] update HACKING file

Fairly obvious - be gender neutral in who gets thanked.
* HACKING: Tweak pronouns.
Message-Id: <>
Signed-off-by: Eric Blake <>
 HACKING | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/HACKING b/HACKING
index f7c54d03..e3708bc2 100644
@@ -18,8 +18,8 @@ If a change fixes a test, mention the test in the ChangeLog entry.
 To this end, the Autotest-mode is handy.
 ** Bug reports
-If somebody reports a new bug, mention his name in the ChangeLog entry
-and in the test case you write.  Put him into THANKS.
+If somebody reports a new bug, mention their name in the ChangeLog
+entry and in the test case you write.  Put them into THANKS.
 The correct response to most actual bugs is to write a new test case
 which demonstrates the bug.  Then fix the bug, re-run the test suite,