Using -v when merging from Debian

Benjamin Drung bdrung at
Sat May 28 16:41:28 UTC 2011

Am Freitag, den 27.05.2011, 12:01 -0500 schrieb Micah Gersten:
> This is a friendly reminder that when merging a package from Debian,
> to use -v when building the source package.  You pass it the last
> version that was in Ubuntu and it'll include everything after that in
> the _source.changes file.  This allows all the recorded changes to
> show up on the -changes mailing list and any LP bugs closed in Debian
> to be auto-closed.

I forgot to specify the -v parameter several times. I found an effective
way to avoid those mistakes. Before every upload, I check the
_source.changes file (for example with less) that everything in there is

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer
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