Skip to main content Link Search Menu Expand Document (external link)

Installing and Configuring b4

b4 is a utility for working with patches sent to a mailing list, such as

Installing b4

You should be able to install b4 from your package manager.

Using Nix, you can start a shell with b4 available by running:

nix-shell -p b4

Using b4

Using b4 to fetch and apply a patch from the Spectrum mailing list is described in the Testing Patches how-to guide.