UDD with new upstream version

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Thu Apr 14 19:16:14 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 15:00 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> I decided to try UDD again for a new upstream version that was just released.
> I was following the documentation here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DistributedDevelopment/Documentation/NewUpstreamVersion
> I got to this step:
> bzr merge-upstream --version 1.2 http://example.org/releases/foo-1.2.tar.gz
> and after considering this would require me to look up the exact download 
> address on sourceforge, decided to back up and do:
> apt-get source opendkim
> cd opendkim-2.3.1
> uscan
> instead.
> I don't know if this is a documentation shortfall or it's really that much 
> more complicated, but documenting/updating so this works easily with watch 
> files would be a big win.
the bzr-builddeb in natty can use the watch file. If you have a watch
file it will use the watch file to download the upstream release. 

The --version argument is also optional if you have a watch file; it
will default to the latest upstream version.


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