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authorSean Whitton <>2018-04-18 16:39:05 -0700
committerSean Whitton <>2018-04-19 09:43:59 -0700
commit9f04e19a184b812d8643b6e712bf4106648ca7bf (patch)
tree3293e31ac0ef0e3f4fd39d51b6ce6ade16b8e2cf /dgit-maint-debrebase.7.pod
parent36b821c4a7a359d99034c4d53d7bd4ac87be5192 (diff)
dgit-maint-debrebase(7): drop claims about purpose of branches
Signed-off-by: Sean Whitton <>
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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/dgit-maint-debrebase.7.pod b/dgit-maint-debrebase.7.pod
index 7ffeaef..a2ae3f8 100644
--- a/dgit-maint-debrebase.7.pod
+++ b/dgit-maint-debrebase.7.pod
@@ -522,10 +522,8 @@ involved in upstream development). We work with upstream tags rather
than any branches, except temporary branches used to prepare patches
for forwarding upstream, for example.
-The thought behind this is that branches are things to which one
-expects to commit, while tags are immutable points in history. From
-the Debian point of the view, the upstream source is immutable. It's
-our packaging to which we expect to commit.
+The thought behind this is that from Debian's point of view, upstream
+releases are immutable points in history, better represented by tags.
=head2 The first ever dgit push