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authorIan Jackson <>2018-06-27 01:06:00 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-06-27 01:27:59 +0100
commita948561e5e1062df67b0c9f4d506c6246f6e49c5 (patch)
tree6999df624e11617b04e84b2267b3015807bc1551 /dgit.1
parent94518af3396d2ff724f98e5bb6b6a533e14c78e8 (diff)
dgit(1): Mention in --overwrite that it is usually needed for first dgit push
This is part of #891031. Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -519,6 +519,12 @@ This option is useful if you are the maintainer, and you have
incorporated NMU changes into your own git workflow in a way that
doesn't make your branch a fast forward from the NMU.
+This option is also usually necessary
+the first time a package is pushed with dgit push
+to a particular suite.
+.BR dgit-maint- \fI*\fR (7) .
.I previous-version
ought to be the version currently in the archive. If
.I previous-version