On Tue, 08/08 16:00, Laszlo Ersek wrote:
> On 08/08/17 04:02, Fam Zheng wrote:
> > Hi, QEMU patch submitters,
> > I've patched patchew so that if you add a line:
> > Based-on: $MESSAGE_ID
> > in your cover letter body, or in a reply to it (or reply to reply), patchew
> > will
> > try to apply your series on top of the one $MESSAGE_ID refers to, assuming
> > the
> > base series _was_ successfully applied by patchew earlier.
> > In the single patch case, you can put the line under the "---" mark in the
> > commit message (no need to let it enter git history).
> > For human readability, around the "Based-on:" line it may be better if the
> > subject is noted. E.g.:
> > Based-on: 20170804140942.19342-1-f...@redhat.com
> > ([PATCH for-2.10] vmdk: Fix error handling/reporting of vmdk_check)
> > Please don't join them in one line because it will confuse the parser,
> > after all
> > following the message id text, there aren't many spaces left.
> If the basis is a multi-patch series, should Based-on refer to the msgid
> of the last patch in that series, or its blurb? (I guess "refer to
> blurb" is more logical, but asking shouldn't hurt.)
My bad for not making it clear: patchew identifies patch series by cover letter
message id, so yes, "blurb" is right.