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authorMatthieu Moy <Matthieu.Moy@imag.fr>2009-04-07 17:24:32 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-04-08 05:07:58 (GMT)
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git-send-email.txt: clarify which options take an argument.
Signed-off-by: Matthieu Moy <Matthieu.Moy@imag.fr> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
index 10dfd66..0b1f183 100644
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+++ b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
@@ -39,13 +39,13 @@ OPTIONS
Composing
~~~~~~~~~
---bcc::
+--bcc=<address>::
Specify a "Bcc:" value for each email. Default is the value of
'sendemail.bcc'.
+
The --bcc option must be repeated for each user you want on the bcc list.
---cc::
+--cc=<address>::
Specify a starting "Cc:" value for each email.
Default is the value of 'sendemail.cc'.
+
@@ -68,24 +68,24 @@ and In-Reply-To headers will be used unless they are removed.
+
Missing From or In-Reply-To headers will be prompted for.
---from::
+--from=<address>::
Specify the sender of the emails. This will default to
the value GIT_COMMITTER_IDENT, as returned by "git var -l".
The user will still be prompted to confirm this entry.
---in-reply-to::
+--in-reply-to=<identifier>::
Specify the contents of the first In-Reply-To header.
Subsequent emails will refer to the previous email
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.
---subject::
+--subject=<string>::
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.
---to::
+--to=<address>::
Specify the primary recipient of the emails generated. Generally, this
will be the upstream maintainer of the project involved. Default is the
value of the 'sendemail.to' configuration value; if that is unspecified,
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ The --to option must be repeated for each user you want on the to list.
Sending
~~~~~~~
---envelope-sender::
+--envelope-sender=<address>::
Specify the envelope sender used to send the emails.
This is useful if your default address is not the address that is
subscribed to a list. If you use the sendmail binary, you must have
@@ -105,12 +105,12 @@ Sending
the 'sendemail.envelopesender' configuration variable; if that is
unspecified, choosing the envelope sender is left to your MTA.
---smtp-encryption::
+--smtp-encryption=<encryption>::
Specify the encryption to use, either 'ssl' or 'tls'. Any other
value reverts to plain SMTP. Default is the value of
'sendemail.smtpencryption'.
---smtp-pass::
+--smtp-pass[=<password>]::
Password for SMTP-AUTH. The argument is optional: If no
argument is specified, then the empty string is used as
the password. Default is the value of 'sendemail.smtppass',
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ or on the command line. If a username has been specified (with
specified (with '--smtp-pass' or 'sendemail.smtppass'), then the
user is prompted for a password while the input is masked for privacy.
---smtp-server::
+--smtp-server=<host>::
If set, specifies the outgoing SMTP server to use (e.g.
`smtp.example.com` or a raw IP address). Alternatively it can
specify a full pathname of a sendmail-like program instead;
@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@ user is prompted for a password while the input is masked for privacy.
`/usr/lib/sendmail` if such program is available, or
`localhost` otherwise.
---smtp-server-port::
+--smtp-server-port=<port>::
Specifies a port different from the default port (SMTP
servers typically listen to smtp port 25 and ssmtp port
465). This can be set with 'sendemail.smtpserverport'.
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ user is prompted for a password while the input is masked for privacy.
--smtp-ssl::
Legacy alias for '--smtp-encryption ssl'.
---smtp-user::
+--smtp-user=<user>::
Username for SMTP-AUTH. Default is the value of 'sendemail.smtpuser';
if a username is not specified (with '--smtp-user' or 'sendemail.smtpuser'),
then authentication is not attempted.
@@ -149,13 +149,13 @@ user is prompted for a password while the input is masked for privacy.
Automating
~~~~~~~~~~
---cc-cmd::
+--cc-cmd=<command>::
Specify a command to execute once per patch file which
should generate patch file specific "Cc:" entries.
Output of this command must be single email address per line.
Default is the value of 'sendemail.cccmd' configuration value.
---[no-]chain-reply-to::
+--[no-]chain-reply-to=<identifier>::
If this is set, each email will be sent as a reply to the previous
email sent. If disabled with "--no-chain-reply-to", all emails after
the first will be sent as replies to the first email sent. When using
@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@ Automating
entire patch series. Default is the value of the 'sendemail.chainreplyto'
configuration value; if that is unspecified, default to --chain-reply-to.
---identity::
+--identity=<identity>::
A configuration identity. When given, causes values in the
'sendemail.<identity>' subsection to take precedence over
values in the 'sendemail' section. The default identity is
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ Automating
cc list. Default is the value of 'sendemail.signedoffbycc' configuration
value; if that is unspecified, default to --signed-off-by-cc.
---suppress-cc::
+--suppress-cc=<category>::
Specify an additional category of recipients to suppress the
auto-cc of:
+
@@ -211,7 +211,7 @@ specified, as well as 'body' if --no-signed-off-cc is specified.
Administering
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
---confirm::
+--confirm=<mode>::
Confirm just before sending:
+
--