On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 12:27 AM, Stefan Beller <sbel...@google.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 9:28 AM, Jacob Keller <jacob.kel...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> does anyone know of any tricks for storing a cover letter for a patch
>> series inside of git somehow? I'd guess the only obvious way currently
>> is to store it at the top of the series as an empty commit.. but this
>> doesn't get emailed *as* the cover letter...
>> Is there some other way? Would others be interested in such a feature?
> Being late to this thread, but I think
>        branch.<name>.description
>            Branch description, can be edited with git branch
>            --edit-description. Branch description is automatically added in
>            the format-patch cover letter or request-pull summary.
> is what you want. Maybe we want to see a patch that adds the reverse
> functionality as well, i.e. git-am will store the the cover letter as the
> branch description and git-merge will propose the branch description for
> the merge commit.

I almost suggested the same, but there is a problem with this
approach: if you're are on a detached head, where does git-am save it?
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