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authorJunio C Hamano <>2005-09-05 08:42:11 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-09-05 08:42:11 (GMT)
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@@ -33,16 +33,21 @@ The options available are:
the value GIT_COMMITTER_IDENT, as returned by "git-var -l".
The user will still be prompted to confirm this entry.
+ --compose
+ Use \$EDITOR to edit an introductory message for the
+ patch series.
Specify the initial subject of the email thread.
+ Only necessary if --compose is also set. If --compose
+ is not set, this will be prompted for.
Specify the contents of the first In-Reply-To header.
Subsequent emails will refer to the previous email
- instead of this.
- When overriding on the command line, it may be necessary
- to set this to a space. For example
- --in-reply-to=" "
+ instead of this if --chain-reply-to is set (the default)
+ Only necessary if --compose is also set. If --compose
+ is not set, this will be prompted for.
--chain-reply-to, --no-chain-reply-to
If this is set, each email will be sent as a reply to the previous