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SubjectRe: kernel development environment
Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> Lee Revell wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 2004-12-04 at 22:40 +0100, Michal Schmidt wrote:
>>
>>> Lee Revell wrote:
>>>
>>>> In case you did not get the joke, Mozilla Mail is one of the WORST mail
>>>> clients for handling kernel patches. See the list archives.
>>>
>>>
>>> Mozilla works fine if you send patches as attachments.
>>>
>>
>>
>> I still say it's broken.
>>
>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/10/22/488
>
>
> so don't use copy-paste. that idea is broken.
>
> otoh, netscape/mozilla/thunderbird mail
> all work fine (except that attachments are required,
> instead of being able to insert patches inline).
>

After inadvertently helping to discover the bug in Mozilla, I use the sendpatchset
script written by Paul Jackson at:

http://www.speakeasy.org/~pj99/sgi/sendpatchset

That lets people's patch-collecting scripts work properly, since (apparently) most
of the m choke on the MIME headers from attachments.

If you need to connect directly to your ISP, Paul sent me a fix I can forward.
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