[PATCH 2/2] api: allow filtering patches and covers by msgid

Stephen Finucane stephen at that.guru
Tue Apr 14 20:15:44 AEST 2020

On Tue, 2020-04-14 at 16:21 +1000, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> In the process of fixing the previous bug, I realised that:
>  a) /api/patches/msgid is a perfectly reasonable thing to attempt
>  b) We have no way of finding a patch by message id in the API
> We can't actualy make /api/patches/msgid work because it may not
> be unique, but we can add a filter.
> I'm shoehorning this into stable/2.2, even though it's technically
> an API change: it's minor, not incompatible and in hindsight a
> glaring hole.
> Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe at ellerman.id.au>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <dja at axtens.net>

I meant to do this before cutting v2.2.0 and forgot. Probably should
have had a list.

It's not ideal putting this into an already released API version, but I
agree it's a huge oversight. Let's make sure we get v2.2.1 out nice and

Reviewed-by: Stephen Finucane <stephen at that.guru>


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