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authorLasse Collin <>2011-01-12 17:00:28 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <>2011-01-13 08:03:15 -0800
commit5d3687d7fb861da4640e54b25c0746a159f415a4 (patch)
tree8ce9388ca560c0a99950a7b37f364d1ac10d1213 /Documentation/email-clients.txt
parent566538a6cf5bec260324dc37b6820dacd8631452 (diff)
Documentation/email-clients.txt: warn about word wrap bug in KMail
Signed-off-by: Lasse Collin <> Cc: Randy Dunlap <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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@@ -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:
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.