Andrew Ruder  committed 982f65a

Update git-applymbox documentation

Documentation/git-applymbox.txt: updating -u documentation to include
fact that it encodes to the i18n.commitencoding setting, not just utf-8.
Added documentation of -n option to pass -n to git-mailinfo.

Signed-off-by: Andrew Ruder <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 	and the current tree.
-	The commit log message, author name and author email are
-	taken from the e-mail, and after minimally decoding MIME
-	transfer encoding, re-coded in UTF-8 by transliterating
-	them.  This used to be optional but now it is the default.
+	Pass `-u` flag to `git-mailinfo` (see gitlink:git-mailinfo[1]).
+	The proposed commit log message taken from the e-mail
+	are re-coded into UTF-8 encoding (configuration variable
+	`i18n.commitencoding` can be used to specify project's
+	preferred encoding if it is not UTF-8).  This used to be
+	optional but now it is the default.
 Note that the patch is always used as-is without charset
 conversion, even with this flag.
+	Pass `-n` flag to `git-mailinfo` (see
+	gitlink:git-mailinfo[1]).
 -c .dotest/<num>::
 	When the patch contained in an e-mail does not cleanly
 	apply, the command exits with an error message. The