NACK: [trusty/lts-backport-xenial][PATCH v2 0/1] update-from-*-master: add parameter to change source commit

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at
Fri Aug 18 13:11:39 UTC 2017

On 16.08.2017 18:15, Kleber Sacilotto de Souza wrote:
> The following patch change the 'update-from-*-master' script to
> accept a '-c' flag which will override the default 'master-next'
> branch and allow a rebase on top of any commit-ish, and a '-t'
> flag that will skip the search for the most recent closing
> commit, allowing to rebase even on top of an unclosed version.
> This is particularly useful along with the '-r' flag, which
> allows the user to provide a local tree which can be used to
> prepare a backport before the public tree is updated.
> I'm seding only one patch for now for discussion, if it is an
> acceptable solution I will send the other ones later (for
> precise/lts-trusty, xenial/hwe and xenial/hwe-edge).
> v2:
> - Changed '-b' to '-c' to make it clear that any commit-ish name
>   is accepted.
> - Added the '-t' flag to split the functionality.
> - Renamed 'BRANCH' to 'COMMIT'.
> Kleber Sacilotto de Souza (1):
>   UBUNTU: [Packaging] update-from-*-master: add parameter to change
>     source commit
>  debian.xenial/etc/update-from-xenial-master | 39 ++++++++++++++++++-----------
>  1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
You can already do that by using _SOURCE_RELEASE_BRANCH


_SOURCE_RELEASE_BRANCH=mybranch ./debian.xenial/etc/update-from-xenial-master \
  [ -r <local git tree> ]

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