|author||Paul Hardy <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2019-01-09 22:35:39 -0800|
|committer||Ian Jackson <email@example.com>||2019-03-01 18:06:21 +0000|
documentation: typo suggestions from Paul Hardy
Signed-off-by: Paul Hardy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'dgit.1')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 12 deletions
@@ -338,8 +338,8 @@ which uses
Set up the working tree's
to disable all transforming attributes for all files.
-This is done by defining a macro attribute
+This is done by defining a macro attribute,
and applying it to
.BR * .
For why, see
@@ -354,8 +354,8 @@ If there is an existing macro attribute line
but it is insufficient,
because it was made by an earlier version of dgit
-and git has since introduced new transforming attributes,
-modifies the macro to disable the newer transformations.
+and git has since introduced new transforming attributes;
+this modifies the macro to disable the newer transformations.
(If there is already a macro attribute line
@@ -448,7 +448,7 @@ and dgit actually imports the dsc
dgit will make a pseudomerge
so that the result is necessarily fast forward
from the existing branch.
-Otherwise, if branch already exists,
+Otherwise, if the branch already exists,
dgit will stop with an error message.
@@ -775,7 +775,7 @@ The use of --deliberately is declared and published in the signed tags
generated for you by dgit,
so that the archive software can give effect to your intent,
-for the benefit humans looking at the history.
+for the benefit of humans looking at the history.
The meanings of
.IR something s
understood in the context of Debian are discussed below:
@@ -852,7 +852,7 @@ because the dgit git tree does not have a
.BR --quilt=nocheck " | " --no-quilt-fixup
-Do not check whether up source format `3.0 (quilt)' metadata needs
+Do not check whether source format `3.0 (quilt)' metadata needs
fixing up. If you use this option and the metadata did in fact need
fixing up, dgit push will fail.
@@ -933,7 +933,7 @@ How to set this up is not yet documented.
.BI -C changesfile
Specifies the .changes file which is to be uploaded. By default
-dgit push looks for single .changes file in the parent directory whose
+dgit push looks for a single .changes file in the parent directory whose
filename suggests it is for the right package and version.
If the specified
@@ -1290,7 +1290,7 @@ One of the values for the command line --clean= option; used if
.BR dgit-distro. \fIdistro\fR .clean-mode-newer
-but ignored if the value does not make sense to this version of dgit.
+but ignored if the value is unknown to this version of dgit.
Setting both .clean-mode and .clean-mode-newer is useful
to provide a single git config compatible with different dgit versions.
@@ -1328,10 +1328,10 @@ used, respectively. Only used if .setup-usermail is not disabled.
.BI dgit-distro. distro .setup-useremail
Whether to set user.name and user.email in new git trees.
-True by default. Ignored for dgit setup-setup-useremail, which does it anyway.
+True by default. Ignored for dgit setup-useremail, which does it anyway.
.BI dgit-distro. distro .setup-mergechangelogs
-Whether to setup a merge driver which uses dpkg-mergechangelogs for
+Whether to set up a merge driver which uses dpkg-mergechangelogs for
debian/changelog. True by default. Ignored for dgit
setup-mergechangelogs, which does it anyway.
@@ -1355,8 +1355,9 @@ Works like
To pass several options, configure multiple values in git config
(with git config --add). The options for
.BI dgit.default.opts- cmd
.BI dgit-distro. distro /push.opts- cmd
-and are all used, followed by options from dgit's command line.
+are all used, followed by options from dgit's command line.
.SH ACCESS CONFIGURATION
There are many other settings which specify how a particular distro's
services (archive and git) are provided. These should not normally be