Semi-automatically submitting bugs to Debian
mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 10 12:15:37 BST 2007
On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 12:53:05PM +0200, Soren Hansen wrote:
> Hey, dudes.
> In my branch of ubuntu-dev-tools, there's a new tool, submittodebian,
> that I hacked together.
> It's my first stab at a tool for semi-automatically submitting patches
> to Debian.
> If you're at the top of the source of the package and run
> submittodebian, it'll generate a debdiff between your current version
> and the previous one, open it in an editor (so that you can yank out any
> Ubuntu specific changes), extract the changelog entry you wrote, and
> fire up a text editor with the changelog entry and a bit of explanatory
> text. You then tweak this until it looks like a proper bug report, save
> it, and then it will be submitted to Debian using reportbug. There's an
> example at . It's pretty nifty, but is still just a quick hack, so
> feel free to improve it or bug me until I do it for you :)
Very nice! I think https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevTools is now a good
place to document it.
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