Re: [Quilt-dev] [RFC][PATCH v2][QUILT] Add gpg signing to quilt mail

From: Andreas Gruenbacher
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 21:48:37 EST

On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 14:37 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 11:26 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > What are git's "split" subject: lines?
> >
> > Do the following:
> > $ git show --pretty=email 21d17dd2a377ba894f26989915eb3c6e427a3656
> >
> > and look at how the Subject line is formatted:
> > Subject: [PATCH] ASoC: Fix setting update bits for WM8753_LADC and
> > WM8753_RADC
> >
> > Which is legal for email subject lines. But quilt can't handle this and
> > ends up thinking the data after the Subject: line is part of the patch
> > text body and messes stuff up when doing 'quilt mail' later.

Aah, all this email parsing code is so ugly. I think it works now

> > Oh, then there's the issue of quilt not handling ',' in a Signed-off-by
> > line as a valid email address name, but I've been living with that one
> > for years...

That's not even valid in email addresses. The proper way would be to
double-quote the "display name" which probably contains the comma, but
then quilt's edmail script still won't understand it. Is this a real


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