|author||Lasse Collin <email@example.com>||2011-01-12 17:00:28 -0800|
|committer||Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-01-13 08:03:15 -0800|
Documentation/email-clients.txt: warn about word wrap bug in KMail
Signed-off-by: Lasse Collin <email@example.com> Cc: Randy Dunlap <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/email-clients.txt b/Documentation/email-clients.txt
index 945ff3fda433..fb12c2248747 100644
@@ -104,6 +104,13 @@ Then from the "Message" menu item, select insert file and choose your patch.
As an added bonus you can customise the message creation toolbar menu
and put the "insert file" icon there.
+Make the the composer window wide enough so that no lines wrap. As of
+KMail 1.13.5 (KDE 4.5.4), KMail will apply word wrapping when sending
+the email if the lines wrap in the composer window. Having word wrapping
+disabled in the Options menu isn't enough. Thus, if your patch has very
+long lines, you must make the composer window very wide before sending
+the email. See: https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174034
You can safely GPG sign attachments, but inlined text is preferred for
patches so do not GPG sign them. Signing patches that have been inserted
as inlined text will make them tricky to extract from their 7-bit encoding.