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dep3changelog - generate a changelog entry from a DEP3-style patch header

DEP3CHANGELOG(1) General Commands Manual DEP3CHANGELOG(1)

NAME

dep3changelog - generate a changelog entry from a DEP3-style patch header

SYNOPSIS

dep3changelog patch [patch ...] [options] [-- [dch_options]]

DESCRIPTION

dep3changelog extracts the DEP3 patch headers from the given patch files and builds a changelog entry for each patch. If the patch author differs from the one detected from the DEBEMAIL, NAME, DEBEMAIL, or EMAIL environment variables, “Thanks to author <email>” is added to the changelog entry for that patch. Any bug-debian or bug-ubuntu fields are added as “Closes” to the changelog entry. The generated changelog entries are passed to debchange as an argument along with the given dch_options.

OPTIONS

--help, -h
Display a help message and exit successfully.
--version
Display version and copyright information and exit successfully.

ENVIRONMENT

DEBEMAIL, EMAIL, DEBFULLNAME, NAME
See the above description of the use of these environment variables.

AUTHOR

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>

SEE ALSO

debchange(1)
Debian Utilities DEBIAN