|author||Ian Jackson <email@example.com>||2017-01-21 20:43:18 +0000|
|committer||Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2017-01-22 17:29:36 +0000|
dgit-maint-merge(7): updates re #852090: suggestions by me
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <email@example.com>
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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/dgit-maint-merge.7.pod b/dgit-maint-merge.7.pod
index 47ac4a0..b0f395d 100644
@@ -238,16 +238,16 @@ source package format.
=head2 Sample text for debian/source/patch-header
-It is a good idea to explain how a user can obtain a break down of the
+It is a good idea to explain how a user can obtain a breakdown of the
changes to the upstream source:
The Debian packaging of foo is maintained in git,
using the merging workflow described in dgit-maint-merge(7).
-An automatically generated representation of the Debian changes follows.
+There isn't a patch queue that can be represented as a quilt series.
-A detailed break down of these changes is available from their
+A detailed breakdown of the changes is available from their
canonical representation -
git commits in the packaging repository.
For example, to see the changes made by the Debian maintainer in the
@@ -265,6 +265,8 @@ See dgit-maint-merge(7) for more information.
(If you have dgit, use dgit clone foo,
rather than plain git clone.)
+A single combined diff, representating all the changes, follows.
Alternatively, this text could be added to README.source. However,