Any concrete plans after the GDB BoF?

Mark Wielaard
Mon Jan 30 18:46:51 GMT 2023


On Mon, Jan 30, 2023 at 05:43:18PM +0000, Lancelot SIX wrote:
> > Lancelot> That being said, I still use git-pw to fetch and apply patch and series.
> > Lancelot> This is really convenient when I am not working on the host where I have
> > Lancelot> my mail client.
> > 
> > Have you tried b4 instead?  I haven't yet but it seems like the same
> > thing but without needing patchwork, just public inbox.
> > 
> >
> I haven't yet either.  For now git-pw seems to allow me to do what I am
> trying to achieve.  I'll still try to have a closer look at b4 to check
> if it can provide a better experience.

b4 acts a little different from git-pw. It uses Message-IDs to fetch
patches (and/or a whole thread as mbox). So it helps if your mta
displays those prominently. If you use emacs you might be interested
in piem:

For gdb-patches you want to add the following to your .git/config:

    midmask =
    linkmask =

There is a command line example in this presentation:

The latest b4 can also interact with patchwork, but I haven't tried
that out yet. The new settings are described at:



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