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@@ -21,35 +21,37 @@ 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.
+OPTIONS
+-------
The options available are:
- --to
+--to::
Specify the primary recipient of the emails generated.
Generally, this will be the upstream maintainer of the
project involved.
- --from
+--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
+--compose::
Use \$EDITOR to edit an introductory message for the
patch series.
- --subject
+--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
+--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
+--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
@@ -57,7 +59,7 @@ The options available are:
entire patch series.
Default is --chain-reply-to
- --smtp-server
+--smtp-server::
If set, specifies the outgoing SMTP server to use. Defaults to
localhost.