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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Arif Khokar <arif.i.khokar@gmail.com>
Cc: Arif Khokar <arif_khokar@hotmail.com>,
	 Jakub Narębski <jnareb@gmail.com>,  Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>,
	 "meta@public-inbox.org" <meta@public-inbox.org>,
	 "git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
Subject: Re: Working with public-inbox.org [Was: [PATCH] rev-parse: respect core.hooksPath in --git-path]
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:37:34 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1702131533400.3496@virtualbox> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d16546a4-25be-7b85-3191-e9393fda1164@hotmail.com>

Hi Arif,

On Mon, 13 Feb 2017, Arif Khokar wrote:

> On 02/10/2017 11:10 AM, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 24 Aug 2016, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> 
> > > I recently adapted an old script I had to apply an entire patch
> > > series given the GMane link to its cover letter:
> > >
> > > https://github.com/git-for-windows/build-extra/blob/master/apply-from-gmane.sh
> > >
> > > Maybe you find it in you to adapt that to work with
> > > public-inbox.org?
> >
> > Oh well. That would have been too easy a task, right?
> >
> > As it happens, I needed this functionality myself (when reworking my
> > git-path-in-subdir patch to include Mike Rappazzo's previous patch
> > series that tried to fix the same bug).
> >
> > I copy-edited the script to work with public-inbox.org, it accepts a
> > Message-ID or URL or GMane URL and will try to apply the patch (or
> > patch series) on top of the current revision:
> >
> > https://github.com/git-for-windows/build-extra/blob/2268850552c7/apply-from-public-inbox.sh
> 
> Thanks for the link.  One thing that comes to mind that is that it may
> be better to just download the patches and then manually apply them
> afterwords rather than doing it in the script itself.  Or at least add
> an option to the script to not automatically invoke git am.

I actually had expected *you* to put in a little bit of an effort, too. In
fact, I was very disappointed that you did not even look into porting that
script to use public-inbox instead of GMane.

> Getting back to the point I made when this thread was still active, I
> still think it would be better to be able to list the message-id values
> in the header or body of the cover letter message of a patch series
> (preferably the former) in order to facilitate downloading the patches
> via NNTP from gmane or public-inbox.org.  That would make it easier
> compared to the different, ad-hoc, methods that exist for each email
> client.

You can always do that yourself: you can modify your cover letter to
include that information.

Note that doing this automatically in format-patch may not be appropriate,
as 1) the Message-ID could be modified depending on the mail client used
to send the mails, and 2) it is not unheard of that a developer
finds a bug in the middle of sending a patch series, fixes that bug, and
regenerates the remainder of the patch series, completely rewriting those
Message-IDs.

> Alternatively, or perhaps in addition to the list of message-ids, a list
> of URLs to public-inbox.org or gmane messages could also be provided for
> those who prefer to download patches via HTTP.

At this point, I am a little disinterested in a discussion without code. I
brought some code to the table, after all.

Ciao,
Johannes

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Thread overview: 64+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-08-16 16:55 Stefan Beller
2016-08-16 17:10 ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-16 17:20   ` Jeff King
2016-08-16 17:54     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-16 17:22   ` Stefan Beller
2016-08-16 17:47     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-16 20:44   ` Eric Wong
2016-08-16 20:56     ` Eric Wong
2016-08-18 12:42 ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-18 20:49   ` Eric Wong
2016-08-18 21:41     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-19 15:18       ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-19 15:30     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-19 16:55       ` Stefan Beller
2016-08-19 22:35         ` Eric Wong
2016-08-22 13:38         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 19:21         ` Jeff King
2016-08-19 22:35       ` Eric Wong
2016-08-22 13:18         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 18:05           ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-25 13:21             ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-28 18:23               ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-29 10:46                 ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 22:55           ` Eric Wong
2016-08-25 12:58             ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-27 22:38               ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-28  8:36                 ` Working with public-inbox.org Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-28 11:41                   ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-29  5:35                     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-19 15:03   ` Working with public-inbox.org [Was: [PATCH] rev-parse: respect core.hooksPath in --git-path] Jeff King
2016-08-20 19:57     ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-23  4:47       ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-24 15:34         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-24 18:49           ` Eric Wong
2016-08-24 19:12             ` Jeff King
2016-08-24 19:27               ` Eric Wong
2016-08-25  3:40             ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-25  2:41           ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-10 16:10           ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-02-13  5:52             ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-13 14:37               ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2017-02-14  3:56                 ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  3:59                   ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  7:13                   ` Eric Wong
2017-02-13 19:21               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-14  3:55                 ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  4:41                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-14  5:09                     ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  5:14                     ` Jeff King
2016-08-22 13:06     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 13:15       ` Duy Nguyen
2016-08-22 20:38         ` Philip Oakley
2016-08-24 13:04           ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-24 19:16             ` Eric Wong
2016-08-25 13:08               ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-25  3:57             ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-25 13:01               ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-25 23:14                 ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-26  8:08                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-27 22:26         ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-28  8:38           ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-28 13:45             ` Announcing Git User's Survey 2016 [was: Working with public-inbox.org] Jakub Narębski
2016-09-09 13:06               ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-09-09 18:51                 ` Jakub Narębski

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