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+Let's say you use notmuch as your email client and you want to try out
+one of those git patchset sent on a mailing list with all diffs
+grouped in a thread, one patch per email. ("[PATCH 1/15] do blah...").
+Simply exporting the thread is not enough, you need to skip any
+feedbacks or cover letters that have been posted on the thread.
+This is what this script does.
+ $ notmuch-extract-patchset thread:000000000000265f > feature.patchset
+ $ git checkout -b test-feature
+ $ git am feature.patchet
+You can use the following to use it directly from emacs:
+ (defun apply-thread-patchset (repo branch)
+ (interactive "Dgit repo: \nsnew branch name: ")
+ (let ((tid notmuch-show-thread-id)
+ (tmp "/tmp/notmuch-patchset"))
+ (shell-command (format "notmuch-extract-patch %s > %s && ( cd %s && git checkout -b %s && git am %s )"
+ (shell-quote-argument tid)
+ (shell-quote-argument tmp)
+ (shell-quote-argument (expand-file-name repo))
+ (shell-quote-argument branch)
+ (shell-quote-argument tmp)))))