Found the solution, there is an argument -v. So use - v2 for v2!

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 12:49:05 PM UTC+1, Tony Makkiel wrote:
> Hi All,
>          I am trying to familiarise myself with "git format-patch". I 
> noticed people creating different versions of a patch, which looks better.
> For eg :-
> In the above link it says patch version 7, v7. How is that done? 
> Normally when I create a patch get a file with number 0001. Is it just a 
> matter of updating the number (to say 0002 for v2)?
> Or is it added manually, by editing the resultant patch file?
> Many Thanks,
> Tony

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