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Re: Is git am supposed to decode MIME?




On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 10:44:31AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:

> The git am documentation talks about “mailboxes”.  I suppose these contain
> messages in Internet Mail syntax.  Is git am supposed to decode MIME?
> 
> I'm asking because I have a message whose body is encoded as
> quoted-printable, but git am does not parse the patch contained in it.
> 
> If git am is supposed to deal with this, I'll dig deeper and try to figure
> out where things go wrong.

Yes, it should. I just double-checked with the toy patch patch below,
and it correctly extracted the quoted-printable from the commit message
and patch, as well as in the headers.

-- >8 --
>From peff@xxxxxxxx Wed Oct  4 05:21:57 2017
Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2017 05:21:55 -0400
From: =?utf-8?Q?=C3=81ccented N=C3=A1me?= <peff@xxxxxxxx>
To: Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: [PATCH] add 8bit content
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Content-Disposition: inline
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

This commit message also has s=C3=B3me 8-bit characters which
will need qp-encoding.

Signed-off-by: =C3=81ccented N=C3=A1me <peff@xxxxxxxx>
---
 file | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/file b/file
index d95f3ad..d39c7fc 100644
--- a/file
+++ b/file
@@ -1 +1 @@
-content
+8-bit c=C3=B3ntent
--=20
2.14.2.1117.g65a3442612