suggest announcement e-mail

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State Accepted
Commit 12158de7b14b8a05cfaab6c0b9e8bed52e50c8a9
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Artem Bityutskiy May 7, 2012, 8:44 a.m.
From: Artem Bityutskiy <>

The '' script appears to be extremely useful - I do not
forget things as I used to anymore (amending Makefile, signing, uploading
to the FTP server, etc). It is very useful that it suggest me exact commands
which I may just copy-past to my command line.

This patch improves the script and makes it suggest the e-mail announcement
which I may just copy-paste to my command line and the announcement will
be sent using 'git send-email' command. It will include all the interested
parties in CC.

Signed-off-by: Artem Bityutskiy <>
--- |   36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 1 files changed, 34 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

I am now CCing all the people who will be CCed during the announcement. I'll
send mtd-utils-1.5.0 announcement using this script shortly.


diff --git a/ b/
index 460335b..44d67cc 100755
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -57,10 +57,42 @@  git archive --format=tar --prefix="$release_name/" "$tag_name" | \
 echo "Signing the tarball"
 gpg -o "$outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2.asc" --detach-sign -a "$outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2"
-cat <<EOF
+cat <<EOF1
 Created $outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2
 Please, verify, then push the tag and upload the tarball and the signature
 You can use these commands:
 git push origin master $tag_name
-scp $outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2 $outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2.asc
+scp $outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2 $outdir/$release_name.tar.bz2.asc $scp_url
+Please, send an announcement, below is the command you may run in your
+run. Substitute "me" with your e-mail address if needed, although it is
+cleaner to configure 'git send-email' to interpret 'me' as an alias for
+your name/email, see 'sendemail.aliasesfile' git configuration option.
+cat > \$mtd_tmpfile <<EOF
+Subject: [ANNOUNCE] $release_name is released
+$release_name is released.
+Tarball:               $ftp_url/$release_name.tar.bz2
+Tarball gpg signature: $ftp_url/$release_name.tar.bz2.asc
+Signed git tag:        $git_url $tag_name
+git send-email --from me --to 'MTL Mailing List <>' --cc 'Peter Korsgaard (buildroot) <>' --cc 'Josh Boyer (Fedora) <>' --cc 'Riku Voipio (Debian) <>' \$mtd_tmpfile
+rm \$mtd_tmpfile