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dpt-takeover -- take over a package for the Debian Perl Group

dpt-takeover(1) Debian Perl packaging Tools dpt-takeover(1)

NAME

dpt-takeover -- take over a package for the Debian Perl Group

SYNOPSIS

dpt takeover -t top-directory [option...] package...

DESCRIPTION

dpt takeover helps taking over a package and adopting its control files for maintenance by the Debian Perl group.
dpt takeover first creates a local Git repository either from existing Git repository specified with the -g option, or by importing all package versions available on snapshot.debian.org via gbp-import-dscs(1).
Next dpt takeover adds suitable entries to debian/changelog, using information given by the -m or the -a options.
Next dpt takeover runs "dpt-packagecheck -a -A -C -c" to adjust the control fields.
Finally, the resulting Git repository is pushed to the Debian collaborative server, alioth.debian.org, unless the -n option is used.

OPTIONS

-t top-directory (mandatory)
The location of the top level directory, containing packages/.
-m URL
The address of the message with which the previous maintainer requests adoption. It is included in the commit message and debian/changelog.
 
Conflicts with -a.
-a number
RFA/ITA bug number. Suitable "Closes: #nnnnnn" is added to debian/changelog.
 
Conflicts with -m.
-g URL
URL of an existing Git repository to clone. If not present gbp-import-dscs is used to prime the local Git repository from the package versions available on snapshot.debian.org.
-n
Local operation. The resulting Git repository is not pushed to alioth.debian.org.
Copyright 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014 Damyan Ivanov <dmn@debian.org>
Copyright 2008, 2011 gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
Copyright 2008, 2009, Ryan Niebur <ryan@debian.org>
This program is free software and can be distributed under the same terms as Perl.
2017-08-07 pkg-perl-tools 0.39