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authorIan Jackson <>2018-07-29 05:27:45 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-07-29 05:27:47 +0100
commit4f0df1ece5587950332b2a6e3a4b54e4e7959bdd (patch)
tree8e8cacb68cbe3745c6cb11f99ee04f9844f962c0 /dgit.1
parent3e30ab8dcb32643d399a6f855334bcefc07df26d (diff)
dgit(1): Improve and correct --build-products-dir description.
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
Diffstat (limited to 'dgit.1')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index 6158736..a4b1694 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -877,14 +877,20 @@ Note that \fBdgit push-source\fR will always find the right .changes,
regardless of this option.
.BI --build-products-dir= directory
-Specifies where to find the built files to be uploaded.
-By default, dgit looks in the parent directory
+Specifies where to find and create tarballs, binry packages,
+source packages, .changes files, and so on.
+By default, dgit uses the parent directory
.RB ( .. ).
-Also see the
+Changing this setting may necessitate
+moving .orig tarballs to the new directory,
+so it is probably best to
+use the
-configuration option
-(which this command line option overrides).
+configuration setting
+(see CONFIGURATION, below)
+which this command line option overrides).
.BI --no-rm-on-error
Do not delete the destination directory if clone fails.