how to pick up a patch from a mail

Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar chambilkethakur at
Thu Jan 24 10:09:18 EST 2013

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Asutosh Das <das.asutosh at> wrote:

> Hi
> Say I want to pick up a patch
> how do i apply it directly to my branch without copying it ?
> Why is it important that you do not copy it?
I would prefer to get the git commit id from the branch and generate the
patch from there.
generally you should apply patch with patch command, but I am not sure what
are you trying to achieve here.

> I have tried git am and git mail-info, but i am not sure if I am using
> the correct command.
> Can you please let me know the correct command ?
> --
> Thanks & Regards
> ~/asd
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Thank you
Warm Regards
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