Use Gnus to apply patch sent by `git send-email`

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Send the latest commit


# send one commit

git send-email -1 --annotate

Apply patch

Select that email, run command "M-x gnus-summary-save-article-email" whose short key is "O m" in summary buffer.

Emacs will prompt you where to save that email. Say I save it in ~/News/patch/hello.patch.


git am ~/News/patch/hello.patch

Syntax highlight of patch email

See fgeller's plugin.

Add following code to configure his plugin:


(require 'gnus-article-treat-patch)

(setq gnus-article-patch-conditions
      '( "^@@ -[0-9]+,[0-9]+ \\+[0-9]+,[0-9]+ @@" ))

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