On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 06:53:07PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Adam Spiers <g...@adamspiers.org> writes: > > > OK, thanks for the information. IMHO it would be nice if 'git > > format-patch' and 'git am' supported this style of inline patch > > inclusion, but maybe there are good reasons to discourage it? > > "git am --scissors" is a way to process such e-mail where the patch > submitter continues discussion in the top part of a message, > concludes the message with: > > A patch to do so is attached. > -- >8 -- > > and then tells the MUA to read in an output from format-patch into > the e-mail buffer.
Ah, nice! I didn't know about that. > You still need to strip out unneeded headers > like the "From ", "From: " and "Date: " lines when you add the > scissors anyway, and this is applicable only for a single-patch > series, so the "feature" does not fit well as a format-patch option. Rather than requiring the user to manually strip out unneeded headers, wouldn't it be friendlier and less error-prone to add a new --inline option to format-patch which omitted them in the first place? It should be easy to make it bail with an error when multiple revisions are requested. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html