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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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