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authorIan Jackson <>2018-07-31 13:55:28 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-07-31 13:55:29 +0100
commitfcff4f4b403b6dd53d6bc6b10d56baccd83dd144 (patch)
treef48c38ea90dfb914333325ee7cbd91f0a6f7b89e /git-debrebase.1.pod
parent0057ec1d2d864bbd40a5fcc32a5edeeb2bc90b4e (diff)
git-debrebase(1): Warn against plain git rebase.
Re #905004. Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -55,6 +55,12 @@ The options for git-rebase must either start with C<-i>,
or be prececded by C<-->,
to distinguish them from options for git-debrebase.
+It is hazardous to use plain git-rebase on a git-debrebase branch,
+because git-rebase has a tendency to start the rebase
+too far back in history,
+and then drop important commits.
+Soo L<git-debrebase(5)/ILLEGAL OPERATIONS>
=item git-debrebase status
Analyses the current branch,