On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 9:33 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Jacob Keller <jacob.e.kel...@intel.com> writes:
>
>> From: Jacob Keller <jacob.kel...@gmail.com>
>>
>> Change the default behavior of git-format-patch to generate numbered
>> sequence of 0/1 and 1/1 when generating both a cover-letter and a single
>> patch. This standardizes the cover letter to have 0/N which helps
>> distinguish the cover letter from the patch itself. Since the behavior
>> is easily changed via configuration as well as the use of -n and -N this
>> should be acceptable default behavior.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jacob Keller <jacob.kel...@gmail.com>
>> ---
>
> This obviously changes the behaviour, but I do not think of a reason
> why this change is a bad idea.
>

Yes. The basic idea is "number all files outputted if we generate more
than 1 file" Since a cover letter is a separate file, we number 0/1
and 1/1.

Thanks,
Jake
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