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authorIan Jackson <>2018-06-16 21:27:36 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-06-17 11:51:00 +0100
commitca261d36408442d8f3beeac12434af95810b1e32 (patch)
tree3b2a204daa04e4aa4b8d11a73dd665973c7371cc /git-debrebase.1.pod
parent2f538edde0ceb8dc747dd481e2e80ab2f36555d7 (diff)
git-debrebase: make-patched: Provide --quiet-would-amend
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
Diffstat (limited to 'git-debrebase.1.pod')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/git-debrebase.1.pod b/git-debrebase.1.pod
index 27b5c93..4d4c85a 100644
--- a/git-debrebase.1.pod
+++ b/git-debrebase.1.pod
@@ -201,7 +201,7 @@ that its command line syntax is optimal.
We may want to introduce an incompatible replacement syntax
under the name C<new-upstream>.
-=item git-debrebase make-patches
+=item git-debrebase make-patches [--quiet-would-amend]
Generate patches in debian/patches/
representing the changes made to upstream files.
@@ -222,6 +222,12 @@ and all that has happened is that more
changes to upstream files have been committed,
running it again can add the missing patches.
+If the patches implied by the current branch
+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.)
=item git-debrebase convert-from-gbp [<upstream-commit-ish>]
Cnnverts a gbp patches-unapplied branch