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+v0.1, July 2005
+git-send-email - Send a collection of patches as emails
+'git-send-email' [options] <file|directory> [... file|directory]
+Takes the patches given on the command line and emails them out.
+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
+enabled interface to provide the necessary information.
+The options available are:
+ --to
+ Specify the primary recipient of the emails generated.
+ Generally, this will be the upstream maintainer of the
+ project involved.
+ --from
+ 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.
+ --compose
+ Use \$EDITOR to edit an introductory message for the
+ patch series.
+ --subject
+ 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.
+ --in-reply-to
+ 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.
+ --chain-reply-to, --no-chain-reply-to
+ 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
+ this, it is recommended that the first file given be an overview of the
+ entire patch series.
+ Default is --chain-reply-to
+ --smtp-server
+ If set, specifies the outgoing SMTP server to use. Defaults to
+ localhost.
+Written by Ryan Anderson <>
+git-send-email is originally based upon by Greg Kroah-Hartman.
+Documentation by Ryan Anderson
+Part of the link:git.html[git] suite