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SubjectRe: Why not "attach" patches?

On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Nicolas Pitre wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> > BTW: If you are sending me anything DO use attachments. Especially if you
> > use any of the following, which seem to have some versions that mangle
> > inline diffs
> >
> > Lotus Notes
> > Pine
> > Kmail
> > Mozilla
> > Netscape
> > MS Outlook
> Pine always worked fine when patches are imported with ^R.

It doesn't at all. It silently removes extra white space at the end of
lines. It's been a "feature" since about 4.30 or so.

Does anyone recall exactly which version this changed in? Or, have any of
the vendors reversed this wart?


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