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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 0/7] kbuild: move scripts/basic/docproc.c to scripts/docproc.c
On Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:38:12 -0400 Peter Foley wrote:

> This patchset moves scripts/basic/docproc to scripts/docproc.
> This causes docproc to only be built for *doc targets rather than every
> time the kernel is compiled.
>
> Patches also attached as requested by Michal Marek.


That's disappointing (the attachments). Why was this requested?

See Documentation/CodingStyle, section 7:

"No MIME, no links, no compression, no attachments. Just plain text."


It also causes breakage in other people's patch merging/testing.
E.g., I cannot save any one of these emails as I can with other patches
and get a useful patch file. Instead, the saved file contains lines like
this (below) and each patch 2 times (inline and attachment).

--------------060706070408040606010200
Content-Type: text/plain;
name="kbuild-update-DocBook-Makefile-in-preperation-for-mo.patch"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Disposition: attachment;
filename="kbuild-update-DocBook-Makefile-in-preperation-for-mo.patch"


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