Procedure to review packaging for mentors

Get the package

dget -x

Check the license

debmake -kk

decopy -o debian/copyright.tmp
diff -u debian/copyright debian/copyright.tmp

cp debian/copyright debian/copyright.orig
cme update dpkg-copyright -trace
diff -u debian/copyright.orig debian/copyright

Build the package

mk-build-deps --root-cmd sudo --install

debuild -us -uc
- or -
dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc

Auto Check Tools

lintian --info --display-info --display-experimental --pedantic --show-overrides --color auto

Other things to check

Alternative workflows

Ideas to be added to this page

filterdiff debdiff -i "*debian*" > debdiff.filtered