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authorIan Jackson <>2015-07-27 02:00:59 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2015-07-27 03:52:52 +0100
commit173757ec53902ea11825c26bb8245971c157455a (patch)
tree26afb04a4a45bd7a7e3227edeafd969f981a3b9e /dgit.1
parent99f7db251233b9f6fb735e775e5ceb18a46e066d (diff)
Honour --git= (mostly).
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diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index dcf4408..d73d5b9 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -430,6 +430,7 @@ Specifies alternative programs to use instead of
.BR gpg ,
.BR ssh ,
.BR dgit ,
+.BR git ,
.BR mergechanges .
@@ -476,6 +477,10 @@ this applies only when the program is invoked directly by dgit.
Usually, for passing options to dpkg-genchanges, you should use
.BR --ch: \fIoption\fR.
+Specifying --git not effective for some lower-level read-only git
+operations performed by dgit, and also not when git is invoked by
+another program run by dgit.
See notes above regarding ssh and dgit.
NB that --gpg:option is not supported (because debsign does not