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authorIan Jackson <>2018-07-31 13:56:46 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-07-31 14:21:48 +0100
commit99bfdd1686cd2870fce5a4d08d63b479fe4ef41f (patch)
tree1bd79646e6a090b77e06d08b4f10ec1dd8611d0d /dgit-maint-debrebase.7.pod
parentfcff4f4b403b6dd53d6bc6b10d56baccd83dd144 (diff)
dgit-maint-debrebase(7): Warn more against plain git rebase.
Specifically, - warn that pseudomerges must not be rebased over - warn and that git-rebase without a base should not be used - say to run gdr instead Closes:#905004. Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -625,7 +625,12 @@ using git-rebase(1) directly. For example,
If you take this approach, you should be very careful not to start the
-rebase too early.
+rebase too early,
+including before the most recent pseudomerge.
+git-rebase without a base argument will often
+start the rebase too early,
+and should be avoided.
+Run git-debrebase instead.
=head1 SEE ALSO