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authorIan Jackson <>2018-02-19 01:56:44 +0000
committerIan Jackson <>2018-06-16 16:07:00 +0100
commit42a42572cb11e5481d51fecc94daa1ca8f39b2da (patch)
parent0bb405685234a99c9f78e19b3370da4816923a5a (diff)
git-debrebase(5): minor improvements
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/git-debrebase.5.pod b/git-debrebase.5.pod
index 6d61baa..fb9cff2 100644
--- a/git-debrebase.5.pod
+++ b/git-debrebase.5.pod
@@ -229,16 +229,16 @@ when it imports .dsc-based uploads.
Whenever the branch C<refs/B> is unstitched,
-the previous tip is recorded in the git ref C<refs/ffq-prev/heads/B>.
+the previous tip is recorded in the git ref C<refs/ffq-prev/B>.
Unstiched branches are not fast forward from the published
-interchange branches. [1]
+interchange branches [1].
So before a branch can be pushed,
the right pseudomerge must be reestablished.
This is the stitch operation,
which consumes the ffq-prev ref.
-When the user has an unstituched branch,
+When the user has an unstitched branch,
they may rewrite it freely,
from the breakwater tip onwards.
Such a git rebase is the default operation for git-debrebase.
@@ -299,6 +299,8 @@ it is always fine to simply git commit
commits containing upstream file changes, packaging changes,
or both.
+(This may make the branch unlaundered.)
=item Launder branch
Record the previous tip in ffq-prev,
@@ -348,7 +350,7 @@ To generate a tree which can be represented as a
3.0 (quilt) .dsc source packages,
the delta queue must be reified inside the git tree
in B<debian/patches/>.
-(These can be stripped out and/or regenerated as needed.)
+These patch files can be stripped out and/or regenerated as needed.