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authorIan Jackson <>2018-06-18 01:41:53 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-06-18 01:41:55 +0100
commitda6f19f4f54e84723e9d1435bcfd4f7db8e55986 (patch)
parent91fba49d952871ad085bbc6980cfb8c9c82f4fab (diff)
git-debrebase manpages: Fix typos and etc.
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
3 files changed, 14 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index c49a0ab..a70ec38 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
dgit (5.1~) unstable; urgency=medium
- *
+ * git-debrebase manpages: Fix typos and etc.
diff --git a/git-debrebase.1.pod b/git-debrebase.1.pod
index 6168e14..1c3e681 100644
--- a/git-debrebase.1.pod
+++ b/git-debrebase.1.pod
@@ -15,11 +15,11 @@ Debian packages based on upstream source code.
This is the command line reference.
Please read the tutorial
For background, theory of operation,
and definitions see L<git-debrebase(5)>.
-You should read this manpage in conjunction with
+You should read this manpage in cojnunction with
which defines many important terms used here.
@@ -57,10 +57,10 @@ to distinguish them from options for git-debrebase.
=item git-debrebase status
-Analyise the current branch,
-both in terms of its conents,
+Analyses the current branch,
+both in terms of its contents,
and the refs which are relevant to git-debrebase,
-and print a human-readable summary.
+and prints a human-readable summary.
Please do not attempt to parse the output;
it may be reformatted or reorganised in the future.
@@ -343,7 +343,7 @@ Turns snag(s) with id <snag-id> into warnings.
Some troublesome things which git-debrebase encounters
are B<snag>s.
(The specific instances are discussed
-in the text for the relvant operation.)
+in the text for the relevant operation.)
When a snag is detected,
a message is printed to stderr containing the snag id
diff --git a/git-debrebase.5.pod b/git-debrebase.5.pod
index 5cfa376..e445c0e 100644
--- a/git-debrebase.5.pod
+++ b/git-debrebase.5.pod
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ itself is not very suitable for use by Debian derivatives,
to work on packages inherited from Debian,
because it assumes that you want to throw away any packaging
provided by your upstream.
-However, of git-debrebase in Debian does not make anything harder for
+However, use of git-debrebase in Debian does not make anything harder for
derivatives, and it can make some things easier.
@@ -177,7 +177,7 @@ known as B<unstitched>.
While a branch is unstitched,
it is not in interchange format.
The previous interchange branch tip
-tip is recorded,
+is recorded,
so that the previous history
and the user's work
can later be
@@ -381,8 +381,8 @@ general merges on any of the relevant branches.
For this reason the tools will try to help the user
avoid divergence of the interchange branch.
-See dgit-maint-rebase(7) XXX TBD
-for a discussio of what kinds of behaviours
+See dgit-maint-rebase(7)
+for a discussion of what kinds of behaviours
should be be avoided
they might generate such merges.
@@ -401,7 +401,7 @@ Nonlinear (merging) history in the breakwater branch is
in principle tolerable,
but each of the parents would have to be, in turn,
a breakwater,
-and difficult qeustions arise if they don't have the same anchor.
+and difficult questions arise if they don't have the same anchor.
We use the commit message annotation to
distinguish the special anchor merges from other general merges,
@@ -511,7 +511,8 @@ The full set of annotations is:
Only anchor merges have the C<[git-debrebase anchor: ...]> tag.
Single-parent anchors are not generated by git-debrebase,
-and when made manually should not be tagged.
+and when made manually should not
+contain any C<[git-debrebase ...]> annotation.
The C<split mixed commit> and C<convert dgit import>
tags are added to the pre-existing commit message,