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From: Sean Whitton <>
To:, ~sircmpwn/
Subject: mbox-export-patch, notmuch-export-patch
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 15:23:19 -0700
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In-Reply-To: <20200201030105.k6akvbjpmlpcuiky@chatter.i7.local>


On Fri 31 Jan 2020 at 10:01PM -05, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:

> Hi, all:
> I'd like your opinion on this quick helper script I wrote that uses any
> message-id to grab a full thread from and save it as a
> mbox file.
> What's more useful, it can also prepare a mbox that you can pass
> straight to git-am:
> - it will tally up all "Acked-by", "Reviewed-by" etc trailers and add
>   them to the proper patch headers
> - it will properly sort patches in the series, so you don't have to do
>   it manually

Inspired by some of this functionality, I just uploaded
'mbox-extract-patch' to Debian unstable in the 'mailscripts' package, or



It does what does except without the kernel-specific
functionality, so it might be interesting for people wanting to use a
git-send-email(1)-based workflow for projects whose mailing lists are
not archived on

mailscripts also contains a wrapper, notmuch-extract-patch, for notmuch

Sean Whitton

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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-01  3:01 get-lore-mbox: quickly grab full threads from lore Konstantin Ryabitsev
2020-02-01 17:43 ` Kees Cook
2020-02-03 22:38 ` Dan Williams
2020-02-14 19:30 ` Kevin Hilman
2020-02-14 19:40   ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-02-14 19:53     ` Mark Brown
2020-02-14 19:53   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2020-02-14 20:35     ` Kevin Hilman
2020-02-17 10:52       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-02-17 14:30         ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2020-02-24 17:39     ` Rob Herring
2020-02-24 18:10       ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2020-02-15 22:23 ` Sean Whitton [this message]

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