Diffstat (limited to 'dgit.1')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 2 deletions
@@ -248,11 +248,20 @@ Valid with dgit fetch and dgit pull, only.
The source tree should be cleaned, before building a source package
with one of the build options, using
.BR "git clean -xdf" .
-This will delete all files which are not tracked by git.
+This will delete all files which are not tracked by git. Also, -wg
+causes dgit to pass
+to dpkg-buildpackage, which prevents the package's own clean target
+from being run.
+--clean=git is useful when the package's clean target is troublesome;
+the downside is simply that git clean may delete files you forgot to
.BR --clean=none | -wn
Do not clean the tree before building a source package. If there are
-files which are not in git, a subsequent dgit push will fail.
+files which are not in git, or if the build creates such files, a
+subsequent dgit push will fail.
.BR --clean=dpkg-source | -wd
Use dpkg-buildpackage to do the clean, so that the source package