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authorGuido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2006-10-06 23:28:56 +0200
committerGuido Guenther <agx@bogon.sigxcpu.org>2006-10-06 23:28:56 +0200
commit9eb31044a79cdb054dc562910d024cd8bc5098d9 (patch)
treeeee8eace46cd6aa89966de3f8a72fb79aa68e747 /docs
parent73394bfe1613ac3bc02ec0dc96716e7338630bad (diff)
clarify usage of git-import-orig a bit
Diffstat (limited to 'docs')
-rw-r--r--docs/git-import-orig.sgml10
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/docs/git-import-orig.sgml b/docs/git-import-orig.sgml
index 2da6e92..e554706 100644
--- a/docs/git-import-orig.sgml
+++ b/docs/git-import-orig.sgml
@@ -42,9 +42,11 @@
<refsect1>
<title>DESCRIPTION</title>
<para>
- &git-import-orig; import a tar.gz file given by tar_gz into the
- git-buildpackage repository. It tries to guess the version information from
- the tarball's filename but it can also be specified on the command line.
+ &git-import-orig; imports a tar.gz file given by
+ <replaceable>tar_gz<replaceable> into the git-buildpackage repository. If
+ <replaceable>tar_gz</replaceable> is already of the form
+ package_version.orig.tar.gz, it reads the version information from the
+ tarball's filename otherwise it can be specified on the commandline.
When importing the new version <command>git_load_dirs</command> is being
used to detect file renames and removals.
@@ -56,7 +58,7 @@
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><option>--upstream-version</option>=<replaceable>version</replaceable>,
- <option>-u</option> <replaceable>version</replaceable>
+ <option>-u</option><replaceable>version</replaceable>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The upstream version number</para>