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@@ -221,6 +221,11 @@ populated with placeholder text.
`--subject-prefix` option) has ` v<n>` appended to it. E.g.
`--reroll-count=4` may produce `v4-0001-add-makefile.patch`
file that has "Subject: [PATCH v4 1/20] Add makefile" in it.
+ `<n>` does not have to be an integer (e.g. "--reroll-count=4.4",
+ or "--reroll-count=4rev2" are allowed), but the downside of
+ using such a reroll-count is that the range-diff/interdiff
+ with the previous version does not state exactly which
+ version the new interation is compared against.
--to=<email>::
Add a `To:` header to the email headers. This is in addition