Create a new patch and apply the given GNU diff file (or the
standard input). By default, the file name is used as the patch
name but this can be overridden with the --name option. The patch
can either be a normal file with the description at the top or it
can have standard mail format, the Subject, From and Date headers
being used for generating the patch information. The command can
also read series and mbox files.
If a patch does not apply cleanly, the failed diff is written to
the .stgit-failed.patch file and an empty StGIT patch is added to
The patch description has to be separated from the data with a
Import the patch from a standard e-mail file.
Import a series of patches from an mbox file.
Import a series of patches from a series file or a tar
Import a patch from a URL.
-n NAME, --name NAME
Use NAME as the patch name.
-p N, --strip N
Remove N leading slashes from diff paths (default 1).
Strip numbering and extension from patch name.
Ignore the applied patches in the series.
Replace the unapplied patches in the series.
-b BASE, --base BASE
Use BASE instead of HEAD for file importing.
Leave the rejected hunks in corresponding *.rej files.
Invoke an editor for the patch description.
Show the patch content in the editor buffer.
-a "NAME <EMAIL>", --author "NAME <EMAIL>"
Use "NAME <EMAIL>" as the author details.
Use AUTHNAME as the author name.
Use AUTHEMAIL as the author e-mail.
Use AUTHDATE as the author date.
Add a "Signed-off-by:" to the end of the patch.
Add an "Acked-by:" line to the end of the patch.
Add a "Reviewed-by:" line to the end of the patch.
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