[Bug 712721] [NEW] [sponsor-patch] help doesn't make it obvious workdir or upload is required

Brian Murray brian at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 3 20:12:30 UTC 2011

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: ubuntu-dev-tools

12:08:01 - flash:[/tmp] sponsor-patch --help
Usage: sponsor-patch [options] <bug number>

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -b, --build           Build the package with the specified builder.
  -B BUILDER, --builder=BUILDER
                        Specify the package builder (default pbuilder)
  -e, --edit            launch sub-shell to allow editing of the patch
  -k KEYID, --key=KEYID
                        Specify the key ID to be used for signing.
  -l INSTANCE, --lpinstance=INSTANCE
                        Launchpad instance to connect to (default: production)
  --no-conf             Don't read config files or environment variables.
  -s, --sponsor         sponsoring; equals -b -u ubuntu
  -u UPLOAD, --upload=UPLOAD
                        Specify an upload destination (default none).
  -U, --update          Update the build environment before building.
  -v, --verbose         print more information
  -w WORKDIR, --workdir=WORKDIR
                        Specify a working directory.

See sponsor-patch(1) for more info.
12:08:09 - flash:[/tmp] sponsor-patch 360129
sponsor-patch: Error: Please specify either a working directory or an upload target!

** Affects: ubuntu-dev-tools (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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