doc: git-format-patch: describe the option --always

This commit has described how to use '--always' option in the command
'git-format-patch' to include patches for commits that emit no changes.

Signed-off-by: 徐沛文 (Aleen) <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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徐沛文 (Aleen) 2021-12-09 07:25:53 +00:00 committed by Junio C Hamano
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@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[-n | --numbered | -N | --no-numbered]
[--start-number <n>] [--numbered-files]
[--in-reply-to=<message id>] [--suffix=.<sfx>]
[--ignore-if-in-upstream] [--always]
[--rfc] [--subject-prefix=<subject prefix>]
[(--reroll-count|-v) <n>]
@ -192,6 +192,10 @@ will want to ensure that threading is disabled for `git send-email`.
patches being generated, and any patch that matches is
Include patches for commits that do not introduce any change,
which are omitted by default.
Controls which parts of the cover letter will be automatically
populated using the branch's description.