RFE: use patchwork to submit a patch

Eric Wong e at 80x24.org
Tue Oct 15 19:57:46 AEDT 2019

Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov at google.com> wrote:
> As one data point, I cannot send emails with git send-email anymore.
> It used to work, then broke and I don't know how to fix it. Now it says:
> 5.7.8 Username and Password not accepted. Learn more at
> 5.7.8  https://support.google.com/mail/?p=BadCredentials
> s10sm8376885wrr.5 - gsmtp
> I suspect it has something to do with two factor auth.
> So that's it: it cannot contribute to kernel right now.
> I will not consider time spent fixing it as useful time investment.

I'm sorry you feel that way about time investments...
But I've always assumed that's also the sentiment for time spent
learning ANY new tools or workflow changes that come along.

> Any kernel documentation that I can find for gmail, mentions config
> that I am already using and that is not working:
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/search.html?q=gmail&check_keywords=yes&area=default#
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/email-clients.html?highlight=gmail

Fwiw, git-send-email(1) manpage also has a special section for gmail:


and a link for app-specific passwords:


Perhaps that helps?

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