Re: Patches

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Thu Jan 25 2001 - 08:31:45 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> I seem to be getting more and more patches that have tabs/spaces
> broken and line wrap damage. I've dumped a pile in my queue including
> some pcmcia support for sh3 and the like
> If your patches are getting ignored please mail yourself a copy and
> check your mailer works. If you have problems use mime (Linus doesnt like
> mime I dont care)

Netscape is bad news for patches, both sending and receiving. On send
it wraps lines and doesn't let you see the wrapped version until after
it's sent - on receive it likes to convert tabs to spaces. Avoid.

I haven't tried mozilla yet. I should, because if Mozilla is similarly
broken at least we can fix it.

Kmail works fine.

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