Webcast: Reviewing git & mercurial patches with email

Published 2019-05-13 on Drew DeVault's blog

With the availability of new resources like git-send-email.io, I’ve been working on making the email-based workflow more understandable and accessible to the world. One thing that’s notably missing from this tutorial, however, is the maintainer side of the work. I intend to do a full write-up in the future, but for now I thought it’d be helpful to clarify my workflow a bit with a short webcast. In this video, I narrate my workflow as I review a few sourcehut patches and participate in some dicsussions.


Also check out aerc, a replacement for mutt that I’ve been working on over the past year or two. I will be writing more about that project soon.

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