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Package to email color git diff

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git maildiff

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maildiff is a simple git command to email diff in color to reviewer/ co-worker.


Navigate to git-maildiff directory you cloned or downlaoded from terminal

pip install .

where . refers to your current working directory i.e. inside git-maildiff and you are good to go.


pip  uninstall  maildiff

Setup Config

git config --global maildiff.mailto	

git config --global maildiff.smtpserver	

git config --global maildiff.smtpserverport 587	

git config --global maildiff.mailFrom	

git config --global maildiff.smtpencryption tls

e.g. Gmail uses tls encryption

if you forget to run the above setup the git maildiff command will prompts each one by one and update in .gitconfig the email password is stored in OS keychain.


git maildiff - Email the diff of commited or uncommited changes in colored to multiple recipients and allows attaching patches.

git maildiff -d 'HEAD^1' - will email the diff.

when no -diff or -d flag is passed with value the default value is git diff HEAD^ HEAD

git maildiff -to - will email diff to this email address.

git maildiff -v - use the -v flag to enable verbosity and display what command is run and what is the result of executed command.

type git maildiff -h in shell for more help.


If you are behind a proxy server, and you are having issues accessing git repository you can update gitconfig to add proxy settings like

git config --global http.proxy http://mydomain\\myusername:mypassword@myproxyserver:8080


######Type git maildiff -h for help in command line/ terminal




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