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authorIan Jackson <>2016-10-23 15:41:00 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2016-10-23 15:49:21 +0100
commitd206873437a8ee676eeb2806754a57fa938c9a4c (patch)
treecf2da7141b2c50b132f3597004e26cd39fdda606 /dgit.1
parentee6912f5817172bed2d88b6de8ab17ac3d1eb8c0 (diff)
dgit(1): Some more info about --deliberately.
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -376,7 +376,13 @@ maintainer view, the pseudo-merge will appear only in the dgit view.)
Declare that you are deliberately doing
.IR something .
This can be used to override safety catches, including safety catches
-which relate to distro-specific policies. The meanings of
+which relate to distro-specific policies.
+The use of --deliberately is declared and published in the signed tags
+generated for you by dgit,
+so that the archive software can give effect to your intent,
+for the benefit humans looking at the history.
+The meanings of
.IR something s
understood in the context of Debian are discussed below: