This tool allows you to maintain a patch series more easily. You can store the
cover letter, the cc list, version of the series, and other metadata.
By default it will use the currently checked out branch, and show you a
template like this:
version: cc: Subject Content.
The first part is a YAML document with all optional fields, such as version,
cc, to. You can store any information you want using the YAML syntax.
The second part, delimited by a blank line, is the cover letter. The first like
will be used as the subject of the cover letter email, and the rest as the
content of the email.
Then standard tools will be used to send the emails:
git format-patch and
git send-email, which you must have configured before using this helper.
In the end a custom ref will be created to save the current state of the
branch. For example, if you want to see what was the status of your series of
the branch feature-a in version 2, you can use sent/feature-a/v2, for
example to create an interdiff to see what changed between one version an the
Felipe Contreras wrote on 18 May 2014