Restructuring ubuntu-dev-tools?

Benjamin Drung bdrung at
Thu Jan 27 21:37:53 UTC 2011

Am Donnerstag, den 27.01.2011, 13:19 +1100 schrieb Martin Pool:
> On 27 January 2011 07:54, Benjamin Drung <bdrung at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > ubuntu-dev-tools is a collection of script that should fall in this
> > category:
> >
> > 1) useful only for packaging
> > 2) useful only for Ubuntu
> >
> > I reviewed the scripts in ubuntu-dev-tools and found many that are
> > useful for Debian developers or upstream developer who use Launchpad. I
> > categorized the scripts.
> >
> > Should we move scripts from ubuntu-dev-tools to devscripts and lptools?
> I think that would be great.  I would like to see lptools become a
> general command-line interface that embraces everything people in
> general might care to do with Launchpad from the command line.  I
> spoke to dobey about this recently and I think he agrees - I am going
> to merge Hydrazine in too.
> By "people in general" I mean it doesn't need to include things that
> are only for Ubuntu developers, or that scratch particular personal
> itches.  But there are some very common things like adding a person to
> a team or changing bug state or listing bugs that are pretty much
> policy-free.  At the moment they are spread across a bunch of
> different client tools, and therefore are needlessly inconsistent,
> hard to find, and duplicative.
> Something like 'hugdaylist' sounds like it might have embedded policy,
> but perhaps it just needs a more neutral name.

Ok, I opened a bug #708886 [1] for it leaving hugdaylist in


Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer
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