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authorSergey Vlasov <>2006-10-29 19:31:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-10-29 20:41:38 (GMT)
commit9c572b21dd090a1e5c5bb397053bf8043ffe7fb4 (patch)
tree1f66c7caca9240856164aea29b8e8f4e47d95879 /Documentation/git-send-email.txt
parentb1f33d626501c3e080b324e182f1da76f49b5bf9 (diff)
git-send-email: Document support for local sendmail instead of SMTP server
Fix the --smtp-server option description to match reality. Signed-off-by: Sergey Vlasov <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -66,8 +66,11 @@ The options available are:
all that is output.
- If set, specifies the outgoing SMTP server to use. Defaults to
- localhost.
+ If set, specifies the outgoing SMTP server to use. A full
+ pathname of a sendmail-like program can be specified instead;
+ the program must support the `-i` option. Defaults to
+ `/usr/sbin/sendmail` or `/usr/lib/sendmail` if such program is
+ available, or to `localhost` otherwise.
Specify the initial subject of the email thread.