Debugging dropped mails

Petr Vorel pvorel at
Wed Apr 10 23:50:25 AEST 2019

Hi Veronika,

> checking the emails you linked and Patchwork's parser method [0], it's not
> that the emails are lost but rather the diffs are not recognized and thus
> dropped (verified by testing it with internal Patchwork instance I maintain).

> The "old mode" line doesn't match any of [1] and thus it looks to Patchwork as
> if the patch was empty.

> I'm inclined to say that Patchwork parsing should support all of the extended
> header lines described in git docs [2] and that the current behavior is a bug.
Thanks for debugging! I agree that this is a bug and should be fixed.
And this probably explain my problems with instance. But it does not
explain my problems with ozlabs instance start with index:
Patches not taken (from my gmail address) to LTP: [3], [4]. There are not in
patchwork [5]. Last ok from gmail was this one [6], taken here [7].
I also have problem to send mails to Buildroot [8] (haven't tested with suse
I guess I had problems with LTP for some time, Buildroot started quite recently.

Any idea what can be a problem?

> Hope this helps,
> Veronika

> [0]
> [1]
> [2]

Kind regards,


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