Integrated: 1133: Source branch for /backport PRs is outdated

Kevin Rushforth kcr at
Fri Aug 27 20:17:14 UTC 2021

On Tue, 24 Aug 2021 17:58:58 GMT, Kevin Rushforth <kcr at> wrote:

> As mentioned in the JBS bug report for this bug, [SKARA-1080](, which was fixed by PR #1188, was only a partial fix of the problem where the `/backport` command creates the local branch for the PR based off a stale copy of the target branch. The solution is to fetch the target branch from the target repo and base the patch off of that branch.
> I didn't add any new tests for this case, so I'll file a follow-up issue.

This pull request has now been integrated.

Changeset: 82a58618
Author:    Kevin Rushforth <kcr at>
Stats:     2 lines in 1 file changed: 0 ins; 1 del; 1 mod

1133: Source branch for /backport PRs is outdated

Reviewed-by: ihse, erikj



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