Bug or feature: format-patch breaks long subject lines
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git@vger.kernel.org
From
stefan.naewe@atlas-elektronik.com
Date
2017-10-12 08:45:19 UTC
Hello list,

git format-patch breaks (or better: word-wraps) long subject lines.

This is on Windows 7 with

$ git --version
git version 2.14.2.windows.2

Reproduce with (some output omitted):

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$ git init test-format-patch
$ cd test-format-patch
$ touch file
$ git add file
$ git commit -m"0123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789"
$ git format-patch -1 --stdout
From ec711cca330f1032d286114932a90488542f1da2 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Stefan Naewe <stefan.naewe@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:36:52 +0200
Subject: [PATCH]
 0123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789

---
 file | 0
 1 file changed, 0 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 file

diff --git a/file b/file
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..e69de29
--
2.14.2.windows.2
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Is this the expected behaviour?

Thanks,
  Stefan
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