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Re: HOWTO submit patches using WebMail - Help appreciated?

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: HOWTO submit patches using WebMail - Help appreciated?
From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 17:40:57 +0300
Cc: Brian Foster <brian.foster@innova-card.com>, Daniel Laird <daniel.j.laird@nxp.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 03:39:13PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 03:28:40PM +0200, Brian Foster wrote:
> 
> > On Thursday 17 July 2008 21:59:45 Daniel Laird wrote:
> > > 
> > > I am having issues getting patches to the mailing list in a format
> > > that seems to be acceptable.
> > > I have done all I can to the patch itself but I am having mail client
> > > issues as well.
> > > I have tried Gmail with plaintext.  [ ... ]
> > > 
> > > Is there anyone who has used a web mail client and had success, most
> > > details out there [ ... not for ] people with Work based mail accounts.
> > 
> > Dan,
> > 
> >   Guessing a bit, that sounds a lot like the problem I had:
> >  It was (and still is) impossible to use the company's SMTP
> >  MTA to send a patch (or even an acceptable list posting),
> >  even if the client (MUA) wasn't going to mess things up.
> > 
> >   But, if you have a Gmail account, it can be done!  In fact,
> >  that is what I'm doing to send this reply:  Using the MUA at
> >  the company, but *not* using the company's SMTP.  The secret
> >  is Gmail now has SMTP (and IMAP) support, as well as the POP
> >  support they've had for awhile.  You need to enable the SMTP
> >  for your Gmail account, and arrange for a non-corrupting MUA
> >  to use Gmail's SMTP, and (assuming your company's firewall
> >  et al. doesn't cause issues), things may just work.
> 
> I'd like to remind people of the wiki page on this topic at
> 
>   http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/Mailing-patches
> 
> It's not been updated in a while and doesn't cover all clients or
> possible solutions so feel free to update it.

What about replacing it with a link to
http://www.linux-mips.org/git?p=linux.git;a=blob;f=Documentation/email-clients.txt
?

>   Ralf

cu
Adrian

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