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authorIan Jackson <>2019-09-05 16:34:33 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2019-09-05 18:15:20 +0100
commit272a3704ff3cc3d3fbb2df40a953068160b9f44b (patch)
tree796756d74d94ed3bd40fa84cbef8da4d8bf847d1 /dgit.1
parentdb8abe2a9751ce42afecb482fa0203ea6e538bbb (diff)
dgit: Fail early when the archive/ tag already exists.
Suggest using a new version number. We need a new --force option to override this check. Closes: #935802 Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
index 8969e2f..e619188 100644
--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -1293,6 +1293,13 @@ The result is a fresh import,
discarding the git history
that the person who pushed that .dsc was working with.
+.B \-\-force-reusing-version
+Carry on even though this involves reusing a version number
+of a previous push or upload.
+It is normally best to give different versions different numbers.
+Some servers (including, usually, the Debian server)
+will reject attempts to reuse or replace already-pushed versions.
.B \-\-force-uploading-binaries
Carry on and
upload binaries