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@@ -721,6 +721,21 @@ instead. Furthermore, the specified directory will be emptied,
removed and recreated before dgit starts, rather than removed
after dgit finishes. The directory specified must be an absolute
+.BI --force- something
+Instructs dgit to try to proceed despite detecting
+what it thinks is going to be a fatal problem.
+.B This is probably not going to work.
+These options are provided as an escape hatch,
+in case dgit is confused.
+(They might also be useful for testing error cases.)
+Carry on even if
+dgit thinks that your git tree contains changes
+(relative to your .orig tarballs)
+which dpkg-source is not able to represent.
+Your build or push will probably fail later.
.SH WORKFLOW - SIMPLE
It is always possible with dgit to clone or fetch a package, make
changes in git (using git-commit) on the suite branch