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git mailinfo

Extract patch and authorship information from a single email message. More information:

  • Extract the patch and author data from an email message:

git mailinfo {{message|patch}}

  • Extract but remove leading and trailing whitespace:

git mailinfo -k {{message|patch}}

  • Remove everything from the body before a scissors line (e.g. "-->* --") and retrieve the message or patch:

git mailinfo --scissors {{message|patch}}