The git-debrebase branch format is used by maintainers who are using git-debrebase(1) to manipulate their delta queue.

Branch format

Common workflow elements

dgit-maint-debrebase(7) is a detailed tutorial. What follows is a very brief summary of that manpage.

New upstream version

  1. git remote update
  2. git debrebase new-upstream 1.2.3

Editing the delta queue

Adding new patches

Building source and binary packages

Invoke any build tool without any special options.

For a upload including binaries, it is usually easiest to invoke dgit's wrappers of sbuild/pbuilder.

Forwarding patches upstream

Incorporating NMUs

Advantages

Disadvantages


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