|author||Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2015-03-17 22:22:44 +0000|
|committer||Ian Jackson <email@example.com>||2015-03-22 15:19:27 +0000|
dgit: Introduce "deliberatelies"
No underlying recipient of this info yet - just plumbing.
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@@ -255,6 +255,29 @@ This can be useful with build, if you plan to commit later. (dgit
push will still ensure that the .dsc you upload and the git tree
you push are identical, so this option won't make broken pushes.)
+.BI --deliberately- something
+Declare that you are deliberately doing
+.IR something .
+This can be used to override safety catches, including safety catches
+which relate to distro-specific policies. The meanings of
+.IR something s
+understood in the context of Debian are discussed below:
+Declare that you are deliberately rewinding history. When pushing to
+Debian, use this when you are making a renewed upload of an entirely
+new source package whose previous version was not accepted for release
+from NEW because of problems with copyright or redistributibility.
+Declare that you are deliberately including, in the git history of
+your current push, history which contains a previously-submitted
+version of this package which was not approved (or has not yet been
+approved) by the ftpmasters. When pushing to Debian, only use this
+option after verifying that: none of the rejected-from-NEW (or
+never-accepted) versions in the git history of your current push, were
+rejected by ftpmaster for copyright or redistributability reasons.
When fixing up source format `3.0 (quilt)' metadata, insist on
generating a linear patch stack. If such a stack cannot be generated,