devscripts 2.11.6ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu


devscripts (2.11.6ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
    - Demote Recommends to Suggests:
      + libcrypt-ssleay-perl: only needed for a corner case (uscan on SSL
        download sites), wasn't installed by default in previous releases
        either, and seems quite dead upstream; universe only.
      + debian-keyring: not useful enough in Ubuntu; universe only.
      + equivs: too much of a hack to install by default; universe only.
      + libsoap-lite-perl: only needed for one less common command ("select")
        for bts, which isn't useful for Ubuntu itself, and pulls in a lot of
        other universe Perl libraries; universe only.
    - scripts/debchange.{pl,1}:
      + Adjust --security template for Ubuntu.
      + Add -U/--upstream flag that forces original "just increment
        the end" behaviour; Ubuntu is upstream for some pieces of software.
      + Add --distributor= and DEBCHANGE_DISTRIBUTOR to override lsb_release
      + Default to "precise" as distribution.
      + Add "ubuntu1" to version string for new versions, with tweaks for
        special cases.
      + Add -R/--rebuild flag for Ubuntu's no-change rebuilds.
      + Don't use the last distribution in debian/changelog when doing
        "dch -r" on Ubuntu. "Just because it was last uploaded to jaunty
        doesn't mean that's the right thing to do now."
    - Add test/, test/Makefile: debchange test suite.
    - Rename XS-Vcs-* to XS-Debian-Vcs-*.

devscripts (2.11.6) unstable; urgency=low

  [ James McCoy ]
  * mk-build-deps: Fix handling of debian/control files.  (Closes: #665496)
  * uscan: Fix formatting in man page.  Thanks to Samuel Bronson for the
    patch.  (Closes: #665325)
  * debsign: Fix quoting in handling of --debs-dir.
    (Closes: #666048, LP: #966867)

  [ Benjamin Drung ]
  * cowpoke.1, deb-reversion.dbk, dscextract.1: Fix typos "occured",
    "transfered", and "addtional". Thanks to A. Costa for the patches.
    (Closes: #655681)
  * debcommit:
    + Subversion 1.7 has only one .svn folder per working copy.
      Thanks to Simon Olofsson for the patch. (Closes: #645106)
    + Support .hg in parent directories.
      Thanks to Simon Olofsson for the patch. (Closes: #652967)

  [ David Prévot ]
  * Typo and stylish fix for dscextract(1). (Closes: #630423)

devscripts (2.11.5) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Adam D. Barratt ]
  * deb-reversion:
    + Re-fix handling of multi-word hooks.  (Closes: #660782).
      This was originally fixed in 2.9.14 but accidentally broken again in
    + Correctly handle cases where a changelog file was not found, possibly
      because of the use of symlinks.  (Closes: #660788)

  [ Jakub Wilk ]
  * deb-reversion: Simplify option parsing, also allowing simpler quoting of

  [ James McCoy ]
  * dd-list: Fix correlation of given package name when it does not match the
    source package name.  (Closes: #655854)
  * dcmd: Escape directory name so it doesn't interfere with sed command.
    (Closes: #649227)
  * debsnap: Check whether architectures have been specified.  (Closes:
  * pts-subscribe: Correct URL to Developer's Reference.  (Closes: #661337)
  * mk-build-deps: Use the most recent version when multiple package versions
    are available.  (Closes: #633143)

  [ Benjamin Drung ]
  * edit-patch:
    + Do not unapply quilt patches. Thanks to Michael Hall for
      the patch. (Closes: #662689, LP: #947180)
    + Remove trailing .sh when checking if the script is being run as edit-patch
      or add-patch. Thanks to Michael Hall for the patch. (LP: #953857)
  * Bump Standard-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed).
 -- Benjamin Drung <email address hidden>   Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:38:45 +0200

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devscripts: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier

 Contains the following scripts, dependencies/recommendations shown in
 brackets afterwards:
  - annotate-output: run a command and prepend time and stream (O for stdout,
    E for stderr) for every line of output
  - archpath: print tla/Bazaar package names [tla | bazaar]
  - bts: a command-line tool for manipulating the BTS [www-browser,
    libauthen-sasl-perl, libnet-smtp-ssl-perl, libsoap-lite-perl, libwww-perl,
    bsd-mailx | mailx]
  - build-rdeps: Searches for all packages that build-depend on a
    given package [dctrl-tools]
  - chdist: tool to easily play with several distributions [dctrl-tools]
  - checkbashisms: check whether a /bin/sh script contains any common
    bash-specific contructs
  - cowpoke: upload a Debian source package to a cowbuilder host and build it,
    optionally also signing and uploading the result to an incoming queue
  - cvs-debi, cvs-debc: wrappers around debi and debc respectively (see below)
    which allow them to be called from the CVS working directory.
  - cvs-debrelease: wrapper around debrelease which allows it to be called
    from the CVS working directory. [cvs-buildpackage, dupload | dput,
  - cvs-debuild: A wrapper for cvs-buildpackage to use debuild as its package
    building program. [cvs-buildpackage, fakeroot, lintian, gnupg]
  - dcmd: run a given command replacing the name of a .changes or .dsc file
    with each of the files referenced therein
  - dcontrol: remotely query package and source control files for all Debian
    distributions. [liburl-perl, libwww-perl]
  - dd-list: given a list of packages, pretty-print it ordered by maintainer
  - debc: display the contents of just-built .debs
  - debchange/dch: automagically add entries to debian/changelog files
    [libparse-debcontrol-perl, libsoap-lite-perl]
  - debcheckout: checkout the development repository of a Debian package
  - debclean: purge a Debian source tree [fakeroot]
  - debcommit: commit changes to cvs, darcs, svn, svk, tla, bzr, git, or hg,
    basing commit message on changelog
    [cvs | darcs | subversion | svk | tla | bzr | git-core | mercurial]
  - debdiff: compare two versions of a Debian package to check for
    added and removed files [wdiff, patchutils]
  - debi: install a just-built package
  - debpkg: dpkg wrapper to be able to manage/test packages without su
  - debrelease: wrapper around dupload or dput [dupload | dput, ssh-client]
  - debsign, debrsign: sign a .changes/.dsc pair without needing any of
    the rest of the package to be present; can sign the pair remotely
    or fetch the pair from a remote machine for signing [gnupg,
    debian-keyring, ssh-client]
  - debsnap: grab packages from [libwww-perl,
  - debuild: wrapper to build a package without having to su or worry
    about how to invoke dpkg to build using fakeroot. Also deals
    with common environment problems, umask etc. [fakeroot,
    lintian, gnupg]
  - deb-reversion: increases a binary package version number and repacks the
  - dep3changelog: generate a changelog entry from a DEP3-style patch header
  - desktop2menu: produce a skeleton menu file from a
    desktop file [libfile-desktopentry-perl]
  - dget: downloads Debian source and binary packages [wget | curl]
  - dpkg-depcheck, dpkg-genbuilddeps: determine the packages used during
    the build of a Debian package; useful for determining the Build-Depends
    control field needed [build-essential, strace]
  - diff2patches: extract patches from a .diff.gz file placing them under
    debian/ or, if present, debian/patches [patchutils]
  - dscextract: extract a single file from a Debian source package [patchutils]
  - dscverify: verify the integrity of a Debian package from the
    .changes or .dsc files [gnupg, debian-keyring, libdigest-md5-perl]
  - edit-patch: add/edit a patch for a source package and commit the changes
    [quilt | dpatch | cdbs]
  - getbuildlog: download package build logs from Debian auto-builders [wget]
  - grep-excuses: grep the update_excuses.html file for your packages
    [libterm-size-perl, wget, w3m]
  - licensecheck: attempt to determine the license of source files
  - list-unreleased: searches for unreleased packages
  - manpage-alert: locate binaries without corresponding manpages [man-db]
  - mass-bug: mass-file bug reports [bsd-mailx | mailx]
  - mergechanges: merge .changes files from a package built on different
  - mk-build-deps: Given a package name and/or control file, generate a binary
    package which may be installed to satisfy the build-dependencies of the
    given packages. [equivs]
  - namecheck: Check project names are not already taken.
  - nmudiff: mail a diff of the current package against the previous version
    to the BTS to assist in tracking NMUs [patchutils, mutt]
  - plotchangelog: view a nice plot of the data in a changelog file
    [libtimedate-perl, gnuplot]
  - pts-subscribe: subscribe to the PTS for a limited period of time
    [bsd-mailx | mailx, at]
  - rc-alert: list installed packages which have release-critical bugs [wget]
  - rmadison: remotely query the Debian archive database about packages
    [wget | curl, liburi-perl]
  - suspicious-source: output a list of files which are not common source
    files [python-magic]
  - svnpath: print svn repository paths [subversion]
  - tagpending: runs from a Debian source tree and tags bugs that are to
    be closed in the latest changelog as pending. [libsoap-lite-perl]
  - transition-check: Check a list of source packages for involvement in
    transitions for which uploads to unstable are currently blocked
    [libwww-perl, libyaml-syck-perl]
  - uscan: scan upstream sites for new releases of packages
    [libcrypt-ssleay-perl, libwww-perl, unzip, xz-utils]
  - uupdate: integrate upstream changes into a source package [patch]
  - what-patch: determine what patch system, if any, a source package is using
  - whodepends: check which maintainers' packages depend on a package
  - who-uploads: determine the most recent uploaders of a package to the Debian
    archive [gnupg, debian-keyring, wget]
  - wnpp-alert: list installed packages which are orphaned or up for
    adoption [wget]
  - wnpp-check: check whether there is an open request for packaging or
    intention to package bug for a package [wget]
  - wrap-and-sort: wrap long lines and sort items in packaging files
 Also included are a set of example mail filters for filtering mail
 from Debian mailing lists using exim, procmail, etc.