UDD with new upstream version

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Apr 14 19:18:50 UTC 2011

On Thursday, April 14, 2011 03:00:23 PM 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/NewUpstreamVer
> sion
> 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.
> Scott K

In fairness, it turned out the watch file didn't work because I guess 
sourceforge changed their file layout again, but it generally does, so the 
point still stands.

Scott K

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