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From: "Konstantin Ryabitsev" <>
To: Alexandre Belloni <>
Subject: Re: b4 not fetching proper patch
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 13:45:27 -0400
Message-ID: <20201027174527.6mt2gcsfxc2q4u5m@chatter.i7.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 06:31:16PM +0100, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm not sure this is worth fixing but I though I would report it anyway:
> I want to apply just this patch:
> However b4 am -p linux-rtc -c -t -s -l -P _ -o -
> ends up with:
> Grabbing thread from
> Checking for newer revisions on
> Analyzing 20 messages in the thread
> Will use the latest revision: v2
> You can pick other revisions using the -vN flag
> ---
> Specified msgid is not present in the series, cannot cherry-pick
> The issue here is that this series has been sent as a reply to another
> series labeled v2 that it supersedes and b4 insists in using this v2.

Oooh, gosh, yeah:

-> [PATCH v2 N/3]
 \-> [PATCH N/2]
  \-> [PATCH v2 N/2]

I'm sorry, it's one of those times when it's never going to be clear 
what's been intended. :)

That said, it's a legitimate bug -- if the msgid we're cherry-picking is 
not in the latest series revision, we should automatically select the 
revision containing the requested msgid. You can still get the patch you 
need in this particular case if you pass -v1 to the command you used, 
but it should work without forcing the -v1.

I'll poke to see what can be done.


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2020-10-27 17:31 Alexandre Belloni
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2020-10-27 18:01   ` Alexandre Belloni

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