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Re: Sending patch with Gnus

From: Francis Moreau
Subject: Re: Sending patch with Gnus
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 23:27:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Hello Tassilo,

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Francis Moreau <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi Francis,
>>> I do the same as Francis, e.g., insert and edit.  And at least with
>>> git, you should write your accompanying prose text below the
>>> signature.  That's a bit awkward, but it allows to pipe the complete
>>> email to "git am" (is it am?) without having to extract the patch
>>> manually first.
>> I'm not sure to understand this.
>> What do you mean by "accompanying prose text" ?
> The text in which you explain for what it's good for, where you ask the
> list to review it, in contrast to the 1-line summary git puts in the
> subject and the following full commit message, which starts the mail.

Ah I see, then I think you should place such text like this:

  [PATCH] A cool patch to speed up Gnus ;)
  A full commit message
  The text placed here is usually a message that is addressed to the list
  but won't be part of the commit.
   texi/ChangeLog |    4 ++++
   texi/gnus.texi |    2 +-
   2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
  diff --git a/texi/ChangeLog b/texi/ChangeLog
  index 8c0fec4..bf494ee 100644
  --- a/texi/ChangeLog
  +++ b/texi/ChangeLog



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