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authorDaniel Barkalow <>2008-02-19 07:40:35 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-02-20 05:49:38 (GMT)
commit736cc67dd7f4f8004215e24f876178e6f34c191d (patch)
tree53585ea3f7a641b60ad4993d9d0f8513e7494bdd /Documentation
parent3ee79d9f59684778151804c02cc6ad155b30efde (diff)
Support a --cc=<email> option in format-patch
When you have particular reviewers you want to sent particular series to, it's nice to be able to generate the whole series with them as additional recipients, without configuring them into your general headers or adding them by hand afterwards. Signed-off-by: Daniel Barkalow <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
index b27bb94..b5207b7 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
@@ -17,6 +17,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[--in-reply-to=Message-Id] [--suffix=.<sfx>]
+ [--cc=<email>]
[ <since> | <revision range> ]
@@ -136,6 +137,10 @@ include::diff-options.txt[]
allows for useful naming of a patch series, and can be
combined with the --numbered option.
+ Add a "Cc:" header to the email headers. This is in addition
+ to any configured headers, and may be used multiple times.
Generate a cover letter template. You still have to fill in
a description, but the shortlog and the diffstat will be