git-quiltimport - Applies a quilt patchset onto the current branch
git quiltimport [--dry-run | -n] [--author <author>] [--patches <dir>]
Applies a quilt patchset onto the current Git branch, preserving the patch
boundaries, patch order, and patch descriptions present in the quilt patchset.
For each patch the code attempts to extract the author from the patch
description. If that fails it falls back to the author specified with
--author. If the --author flag was not given the patch description is
displayed and the user is asked to interactively enter the author of the
If a subject is not found in the patch description the patch name is preserved
as the 1 line subject in the Git description.
Walk through the patches in the series and
warn if we cannot find all of the necessary information to commit a patch. At
the time of this writing only missing author information is warned
--author Author Name <Author Email>
The author name and email address to use when
no author information can be found in the patch description.
The directory to find the quilt patches.
The default for the patch directory is patches or the value of the
The quilt series file.
The default for the series file is <patches>/series or the value of the
Part of the git