On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 08:42:14AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Greg KH wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 04:24:24PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > 
> > > Tools absolutely matter. And it will take time for us to build up that 
> > > kind of helper infrastructure. So being newbie might be part of it, but 
> > > it's the smaller part, I say. Rough interfaces is a big issue.
> > 
> > Speaking of tools, you had a "dotest" program to apply patches in email
> > form to a bk tree.  And from what I can gather, you've changed that to
> > handle git archives, right?
> Yup.
> It's a git archive at 
>       kernel.org:/pub/linux/kernel/people/torvalds/git-tools.git
> and it seems to work. It's what I've used for all the kernel patches 
> (except for the merge), and it's what I use for the git stuff that shows 
> up as authored by others.

Hm, have you pushed all of the recent changes public?  I get the
following when trying to apply a patch:
$ ../git-tools/dotest < ~/linux/patches/usb/usb-visor-tapwave_zodiac.patch 
 mailsplit <mbox> <directory>

I set my PATH to point to the git-tools/ directory:
$ which mailsplit

Any thoughts?


greg k-h
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