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authorIan Jackson <>2017-01-09 01:33:50 +0000
committerIan Jackson <>2017-01-09 13:08:32 +0000
commit3fe959e708c8e77a6cd2aba2afb49e72559edec2 (patch)
tree36c5c102413676be18096182914fe2a5ed3cdc66 /dgit.7
parent5d0ef0185cd25ef4a1eb5d914ef0d1c42c359407 (diff)
dgit(7): Document new Dgit syntax
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -58,9 +58,10 @@ Uploads made by dgit contain an additional field
in the source package .dsc. (This is added by dgit push.)
This specifies: a commit (an ancestor of the dgit/suite
branch) whose tree is identical to the unpacked source upload;
-and the distro and suite to which the upload was made
-(and a url,
-in case the client seeing this .dsc does not know of that distro).
+the distro to which the upload was made;
+a tag name which can be used to fetch the git commits;
+a url to use as a hint for the dgit git server for that distro.
Uploads not made by dgit are represented in git by commits which are
synthesised by dgit. The tree of each such commit corresponds to the