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Re: [gpsd-dev] [PATCH 1/2] More 13-bit week number corrections.

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] [PATCH 1/2] More 13-bit week number corrections.
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:59:12 -0700

Yo Paul!

On Fri, 15 Jul 2016 23:35:53 +0300
Paul Fertser <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 12:38:02PM -0700, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> > Gack.  Email mungs patchs.  Which is why I had to manually apply.  
> I haven't heard about MTAs mangling patches. Only some misconfigured
> MUAs do that. Also, many people use git send-email when sending
> patches which obviously always does the right thing.

I'm just saying what I'm seeing...

At a minimum the gpsd-dev mailing list server is adding things to the
subject, which gets sucked into the commit comment.
> So there should be no reason why a patch sent inline might be
> inapplicable with "git am". Also, inline patches are easier to view
> and comment on. So IMHO your suggestion to send patches as attachments
> seems to be misguided.

Which is why many people inline the patch, AND attach it.

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