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authorIan Jackson <>2015-06-30 21:02:38 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2015-06-30 21:02:38 +0100
commit02664d80306d561e03cde2108a6dc5ee7626d6a3 (patch)
tree4377d3c3db6fac348c1b9fd31f858804021ac45f /dgit.1
parentfd8f387167425d0c9da7bce0ffc460a57d0ceced (diff)
Provide example workflow for dgit rpush. Closes:#763334.
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@@ -167,7 +167,17 @@ Pushes the contents of the specified directory on a remote machine.
This is like running dgit push on build-host with build-dir as the
current directory; however, signing operations are done on the
invoking host. This allows you to do a push when the system which has
-the source code and the build outputs has no access to the key.
+the source code and the build outputs has no access to the key:
+1. Clone on build host (dgit clone)
+2. Edit code on build host (edit, git commit)
+3. Build package on build host (dgit build)
+4. Test package on build host or elsewhere (dpkg -i, test)
+5. Upload by invoking dgit rpush on host with your GPG key.
However, the build-host must be able to ssh to the dgit repos. If
this is not already the case, you must organise it separately, for