Extending the RPC to include "provides" info (Was: alad at mailbox.org)

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 8 22:04:40 UTC 2018

On 03/08/2018 04:53 PM, Actionless Loveless wrote:

This is still not a git formatted patch, it is a git-formatted patch
that is then pasted into like Gmail's web interface or something.

Look at the raw patch: https://paste.xinu.at/Qx2ys2gs/

Note the junk at the bottom where it includes the html version of the
patch. Note the plaintext copy of the email which 1) translated all tab
characters into spaces, and 2) occasionally adds extra linebreaks when
it decides the line is too long.

It is "possible" to convince some email clients to not completely mangle
patches. (Gmail' web interface is not one of these.) But if you've never
done it before... don't try. Just use git-send-email(1) which will ask
for the email to/from addresses and can be given the in-reply-to message
id, and will *guarantee* that the patch is not corrupted.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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