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@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[verse]
'git-format-patch' [-n | -k] [-o <dir> | --stdout] [--attach] [--thread]
[-s | --signoff] [--diff-options] [--start-number <n>]
+ [--in-reply-to=Message-Id]
<since>[..<until>]
DESCRIPTION
@@ -72,6 +73,11 @@ OPTIONS
subsequent mails appear as replies to the first. Also generates
the Message-Id header to reference.
+--in-reply-to=Message-Id::
+ Make the first mail (or all the mails with --no-thread) appear as a
+ reply to the given Message-Id, which avoids breaking threads to
+ provide a new patch series.
+
CONFIGURATION
-------------
You can specify extra mail header lines to be added to each