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authorIan Jackson <>2014-08-04 01:31:23 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2014-08-04 01:31:23 +0100
commite4fb7e9b2592d0a80ca213c94f3a462abd31c6c8 (patch)
tree554ce129793a48087d68368f3a441175759910a5 /dgit.1
parent7cb661445122e9ab8a9e0a1f521ae9e502662b84 (diff)
When cloning, set up a remote `vcs-git' from the package's Vcs-Git (and put an appropriate caveat in the manpage). Closes:#740687.
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diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index 5a00dd7..9f9440f 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -59,12 +59,18 @@ The suite's git tip is
left on the local branch
.BI dgit/ suite
ready for work, and on the corresponding dgit remote tracking branch.
-Also, the
.B origin
remote will be set up to point to the package's dgit-repos tree
for the distro to which
.I suite
+For your convenience, the
+.B vcs-git
+remote will be set up from the package's Vcs-Git field, if there is
+one - but note that in the general case the history found there may be
+different to or even disjoint from dgit's view.
\fBdgit fetch\fR [\fIsuite\fP]
Consults the archive and git-repos to update the git view of