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authorIan Jackson <>2016-10-23 21:16:11 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2016-10-30 19:50:48 +0000
commit1b99def96ddbaec91a0208916f257a1381e446b6 (patch)
treea1ec33f4065d6aaa191506c875c6bb8f079ec51a /dgit.1
parent7d8adc6e0fbb6b2d57b2c57ba8f036d1face54a1 (diff)
import-dsc: Document --require-valid-signature
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
Diffstat (limited to 'dgit.1')
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index 2c583fe..5367c36 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@ other kinds of more exotic history. If dgit can't find a suitable
linearisation of your history, by default it will fail, but you can
ask it to generate a single squashed patch instead.
-\fBdgit import-dsc\fR \fI../path/to/.dsc\fR [\fB+\fR|\fB..\fR]branch
+\fBdgit import-dsc\fR [\fIsub-options\fR] \fI../path/to/.dsc\fR [\fB+\fR|\fB..\fR]branch
Import a Debian-format source package,
specified by its .dsc,
into git,
@@ -257,6 +257,14 @@ and it therefore does not
make a pseudomerge to bind the import
into any existing git history.
+There is only only sub-option:
+.B --require-valid-signature
+causes dgit to insist that the signature on the .dsc is valid
+(using the same criteria as dpkg-source -x).
+Otherwise, dgit tries to verify the signature but
+the outcome is reported only as messages to stderr.
.I branch
is prefixed with