Re: [PATCH] SiS55x, another x86 CPU

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 03:09:23 EST

On Thu, 16 Oct 2008, Hans Schou wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > > If any CR/LF in your file you must have added them yourself.
> > >
> > > There were definitely CR/LFs in the patch attachment you sent.
> > > And no my mailer doesn't add them.
> >
> > Interesting. I didn't see any CR/LFs neither, after exporting the
> > attachment to a file (I'm using pine).
> As far as I could see, Pine does this:
> 1. If file has not extension like: .zip .jpg .exe, see it as ASCII
> 2. Add CR/LF to the file
> 3. Encode file as base64
> On reception of the file:
> 1. Decode file as specified (in this case base64)
> 2. If it looks like a text file, convert CR/LF to LF.
> > However, when doing a base64 decode on the raw attachment data, the
> > CR/LFs did pop up.
> I think time is up for getting rid of Pine and there stupid license. I'll
> check if "nail" can handle attachment correctly.


But, why do you send patches as attachments in the first place?
It's recommended to _not_ do that, for easier review.
Pine can handle that fine since ages (I switched from elm to pine 13 or
so years ago).



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