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Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 07:33:57AM +0300, Al Boldi wrote:
> > > > It may be a good idea to also allow pulling patches over email.
> > >
> > > I'm confused as to why you would want this. kernel.org is mirrored all
> > > around the world, so the tree can be found through ftp and http
> > > everywhere.
> >
> > Sometimes the only ports open are 110 and 25.
>
> That would not sound like an environment in which kernel development can
> happen very easily.
>
> > > > Majordomo has such a facility via the "index" and "get" commands.
> > >
> > > Majordomo is not used here for email delivery.
> >
> > Strange, vger.kernel.org sends via majordomo.
>
> For subscribing to lists only, not for email delivery.

Right, so the infrastructure is in place to support pulling patches via email
by simply sending the line "get linux-kernel patch-2.6.29.5.bz2" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org.

All that is needed now is to populate those dirs.


Thanks!

--
Al


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