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authorPaolo Bonzini <>2009-06-11 07:30:27 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2009-06-12 06:35:05 (GMT)
commit94af7c31a52ba1a26bd663c794e33284acf41a49 (patch)
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Documentation: git-send-mail can take rev-list arg to drive format-patch
The git-send-email docs do not mention except in the usage lines the combined patch formatting/sending ability of git-send-email. This patch expands on the possible arguments to git-send-email and explains the meaning of the rev-list argument. Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -14,6 +14,10 @@ SYNOPSIS
Takes the patches given on the command line and emails them out.
+Patches can be specified as files, directories (which will send all
+files in the directory), or directly as a revision list. In the
+last case, any format accepted by linkgit:git-format-patch[1] can
+be passed to git send-email.
The header of the email is configurable by command line options. If not
specified on the command line, the user will be prompted with a ReadLine