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@@ -554,6 +554,17 @@ Declare that you are deliberately rewinding history. When pushing to
Debian, use this when you are making a renewed upload of an entirely
new source package whose previous version was not accepted for release
from NEW because of problems with copyright or redistributibility.
+In split view quilt modes,
+this also prevents the construction by dgit of a pseudomerge
+to make the dgit view fast forwarding.
+Normally only one of
+--overwrite (which creates a suitable pseudomerge)
+(which suppresses the pseudomerge and the fast forward checks)
+should be needed;
+--overwrite is usually better.
.BR --deliberately-include-questionable-history
Declare that you are deliberately including, in the git history of