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authorIan Jackson <>2018-01-06 01:37:07 +0000
committerIan Jackson <>2018-01-06 01:37:08 +0000
commit9aff8e6ee3cc215f59f09d34a913dcf1953e1e9d (patch)
parentb0f8410e806cdd326a7ebb6654f6fb8a47bc739c (diff)
dgit(1): Add a bit more rationale (polemic, even). Closes:#874221.
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index b2b512f..2f9b223 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
dgit (4.2~) experimental; urgency=medium
Documentation improvements:
+ * dgit(1): Add a bit more rationale (polemic, even). Closes:#874221.
* Recommend mk-build-deps rather than apt-get build-dep.
Suggestion from Nikolaus Rath. Closes:#863361.
* dgit-maint-merge(7): many updates. [Sean Whitton]
diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index b3b887f..1bf4a2c 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -30,6 +30,10 @@ dgit \- git integration with the Debian archive
.B dgit
allows you to treat the Debian archive as if it were a git
+it allows Debian to publish the source of its packages
+as git branches, in a format which is directly useable
+by ordinary people.
This is the command line reference.
Please read the tutorial(s):