Debian Bug report logs - #719699
[PATCH] use Vcs-Upstream-* when --upstream is used

Package: devscripts; Maintainer for devscripts is Devscripts Devel Team <devscripts-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>; Source for devscripts is src:devscripts.

Reported by: Michael Stapelberg <stapelberg@debian.org>

Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:09:02 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: patch

Done: Michael Stapelberg <stapelberg@debian.org>

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From: Michael Stapelberg <stapelberg@debian.org>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: [PATCH] use Vcs-Upstream-* when --upstream is used
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:07:03 +0200
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Package: devscripts
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch

Dear maintainer,

attached you can find a patch which adds an option called --upstream.
With that option, debcheckout will look for Vcs-Upstream-* tags instead
of Vcs-* tags.

Thanks in advance for merging it.
[0001-use-Vcs-Upstream-when-upstream-is-used.patch (text/x-diff, attachment)]

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From: Michael Stapelberg <stapelberg@debian.org>
To: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>, 719701-done@bugs.debian.org, 719702-done@bugs.debian.org, 719699-done@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#719701: [PATCH] allow Vcs-Upstream-* tags
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:47:11 +0200
Hi Guillem,

Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, 2013-08-14 at 15:08:16 +0200, Michael Stapelberg wrote:
>> Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org> writes:
>> > Currently there's already several possible places this information can
>> > be listed, adding yet another one does not help matters. There's also
>> > proposals around to unify upstream information in a single place,
>> > either
>
>> Can you point me to these proposals please?
>
> The information currently could be found in debian/copyright,
> debian/README.source, debian/rules get-orig-source target, the
> proposal to extend the debian/watch file [0] and the draft proposal
> of debian/upstream (DEP12) [1].
>
> [0] <https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2009/04/msg00087.html>
> [1] <https://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/01/msg00004.html>
>
> Also while looking for these I stumbled over an old proposal for
> exactly this which I had forgotten:
>
>   <http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2011/04/msg00356.html>
>
> Given the above I'm tempted to just tag this wontfix for now and close
> it as long as there's no consensus on the project about the best place
> to put this. Meanwhile, for experimenting purposes one can always use
> XS- field specifiers.
Agreed, thus closing the relevant bugs. Thanks.

-- 
Best regards,
Michael



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