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authorEric Sunshine <>2015-05-31 22:29:23 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-06-01 22:52:33 (GMT)
commit5c3494ed880b56eb2e487fd5504bc66674151bae (patch)
treefebc4d87bcfe5238c09a7d8ac530197ac5c30f42 /Documentation/git-send-email.txt
parent587089c1950199c3dcc14d159adb69be992d8d18 (diff)
send-email: further document missing sendmail aliases functionality
Sendmail aliases[1] supports expansion to a file ("/path/name") or pipe ("|command"), as well as file inclusion (":include: /path/name"), however, our implementation does not support such functionality. [1]: Signed-off-by: Eric Sunshine <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -396,6 +396,9 @@ sendmail;;
contain a `"` symbol are ignored.
* Line continuations are not supported: lines that start with
whitespace characters, or end with a `\` symbol are ignored.
+* Redirection to a file (`/path/name`) or pipe (`|command`) is not
+ supported.
+* File inclusion (`:include: /path/name`) is not supported.
* Warnings are printed on the standard error output for any
explicitly unsupported constructs, and any other lines that are not
recognized by the parser.