[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] Your upstream maintainer just isn't that into you...

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jun 29 20:50:58 UTC 2012


On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 10:16:14AM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 06/29/2012 01:00 AM, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-06-28 at 22:56 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2012-06-26 at 16:52 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hint, you can sort the emails and have mutt write them out properly.
> >>>
> >>> Short example of how I do this:
> >>> ... [mutt commands]
> >>
> >> This makes me not feel so bad for not using mutt much. I use Evilution
> >> just because it seems to work for me. I read LKML with mutt, but all my
> >> work and personal email is read with the bloat MUA.
> > 
> > Would you believe I do the same thing with evolution.  I actually have a
> > set of imap flags, one of which is 'patch to apply'.  I then have a
> > virtual search folder for each mailing list I apply patches from set to
> > the apply patch labels plus thread children (so I pick up the acks and
> > discussion).  The only twist with evolution is that it won't sort before
> > doing a multiple save, so I have a simple mboxorder shell script that
> > splits the mail by the number in the [PATCH 5/7] tag for applying.
> 
> Out of curiosity, why do people use an mbox for a series rather than
> saving each patch to a separate file?

Because our email client does it that way, and doesn't do a series of
messages like Thunderbird does (at least I don't know of a way to have
mutt do that...)

greg k-h


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