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authorIan Jackson <>2016-10-30 16:25:31 +0000
committerIan Jackson <>2016-10-30 19:50:48 +0000
commit6359817c2baf67249782dc428c34c97e6a633b3b (patch)
treefd1f4b44e63baed9aa8277de4e01cb1fdc6f74b3 /dgit.1
parent7f86851eef3962fb5d6c1953df1b3d1ac6776aa1 (diff)
New option --dgit-view-save= for split view quilt modes.
In particular, means that the output of a split view quilt-fixup is left somewhere useful. Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -429,6 +429,27 @@ git history, so that your push is a fast forward from the archive.
implying a split between the dgit view and the
maintainer view, the pseudo-merge will appear only in the dgit view.)
+.BR --dgit-view-save= \fIbranch\fR|\fIref\fR
+Specifies that when a split view quilt mode is in operation,
+and dgit calculates
+(or looks up in its cache)
+a dgit view corresponding to your HEAD,
+the dgit view will be left in
+.IR ref .
+The specified ref is unconditionally overwritten,
+so don't specify a branch you want to keep.
+This option is effective only with the following operations:
+quilt-fixup; push; all builds.
+And it is only effective with
+If ref does not start with refs/
+it is taken to to be a branch -
+i.e. refs/heads/ is prepended.
.BI --deliberately- something
Declare that you are deliberately doing
.IR something .