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authorIan Jackson <>2018-06-17 13:29:03 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-06-17 13:29:03 +0100
commit1ea98cbf5d01ea6110b2c95b4be941fcfce787a6 (patch)
treee2c2500aed4ed491579704888cff58975f711d38 /git-debrebase.1.pod
parentedc1cd049cfa01e7d6249ea199725d2448858704 (diff)
documentation: Discuss gdr make-patches vs dgit quilt-fixup, etc.
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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@@ -230,6 +230,9 @@ are not a simple superset of those already in debian/patches,
make-patches will fail with exit status 7,
and an error message.
(The message can be suppress with --quiet-would-amend.)
+If the problem is simply that
+the existing patches were not made by git-debrebase,
+using dgit quilt-fixup instead should succeed.
=item git-debrebase convert-from-gbp [<upstream-commit-ish>]