Abstract

svn-buildpackage is a tool which helps in maintainance of packages with Subversion.

Group maintainance HowTo

Rules:

Examples

origUrl specification:

eddy@bounty ~/usr/src/games/trunk/wormux $ svn pl debian/ | grep svn-bp
  svn-bp:origUrl
eddy@bounty ~/usr/src/games/trunk/wormux $ svn pg svn-bp:origUrl debian/
http://pkg-games.alioth.debian.org/tarballs/wormux_0.7.9.orig.tar.gz

Relative information:

origDir=..
trunkDir=.
buildArea=../build-area

Tricks

Just tag, no dependency checks

svn-buildpackage --svn-tag-only -d

Obtaining the unpacked source package without building

svn-buildpackage -d --svn-export

or

svn-buildpackage -d --svn-builder echo

Development

svn-buildpackage is currently maintained as part of the collab-maint repository. To join the development team, check it out, join the channel #debian-svn-bp on OFTC, subscribe to PTS on [http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/svn-buildpackage.html].