|author||Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2014-08-04 01:31:23 +0100|
|committer||Ian Jackson <email@example.com>||2014-08-04 01:31:23 +0100|
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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@@ -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.
remote will be set up to point to the package's dgit-repos tree
for the distro to which
+For your convenience, the
+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