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authorSean Whitton <>2019-06-22 18:35:09 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2019-06-30 21:11:18 +0100
commita04379e8fb5db7290e325b04c4e84aa8ba669558 (patch)
parent11999857cb08d434dd55083270c3efa2c3315e83 (diff)
dgit(1): expand on description of behaviour of --include-dirty
See #930922. Signed-off-by: Sean Whitton <>
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diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index bff3c51..f427c2b 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -642,6 +642,15 @@ include the changes from your working tree.
This can be useful with build, if you plan to commit later. (dgit
push will still ensure that the .dsc you upload and the git tree
you push are identical, so this option won't make broken pushes.)
+Note that this does
+.BR not
+prevent dgit from cleaning your tree, so if the changes in your
+working tree are in the form of untracked files, those might still be
+deleted. If you want to include untracked files in the build, you can
+use --clean=none in addition to --include-dirty. Note that this
+combination can fail if the untracked files are under
.BR --ignore-dirty
Deprecated alias for --include-dirty.