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    SubjectRe: Query: Patches break with Microsoft exchange server.
    On 8/9/2010 12:49 PM, Valeo de Vries wrote:
    > 2010/8/9 viresh kumar <viresh.kumar@st.com>:
    >> > On 8/9/2010 12:19 PM, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    >>> >> Hello,
    >>> >>
    >>> >> On Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 11:37:33AM +0530, viresh kumar wrote:
    >>>>> >>> > Hello,
    >>>>> >>> >
    >>>>> >>> > Mail server in ST has recently changed and now we have Microsoft
    >>>>> >>> > exchange server. We are using thunderbird as mail client.
    >>>>> >>> > What we observed with this server is that patch are broken now while
    >>>>> >>> > sending as well as receiving. Tabs are replaced by spaces and may
    >>>>> >>> > be some other too which we haven't observed.
    >>> >> unlucky you.
    >>> >>
    >>>>> >>> > Has anybody found a solution to this kind of issues? Are there any
    >>>>> >>> > workarounds possible?
    >>> >> git.git has some tips for thunderbird, see
    >>> >>
    >>> >> http://git.kernel.org/?p=git/git.git;a=blob;f=Documentation/SubmittingPatches;hb=HEAD
    >>> >>
    >>> >> and look for the section titled "Thunderbird" (small surprise).
    >> >
    >> > I missed this information in my last mail. We are using git send-email for
    >> > sending patches. As patches will go through Microsoft exchange server only,
    >> > so they are broken.
    >> >
    >> > With previous server everything was working fine.
    > You might want to take a look at
    > http://bombadil.infradead.org/~mcgrof/MS-exchange-sucks-for-patches/
    > for a possible explanation. Long story short: upgrade Exchange, or use
    > a different SMTP server that doesn't try to be smarter than its users
    > (or should that be an SMTP server that isn't just plain
    > arse-backwards?).

    Valeo,

    Thanks for this. It really helped us.

    viresh.
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