CVS-DEBC(1) General Commands Manual CVS-DEBC(1)
cvs-debrelease - upload a cvs-buildpackage/cvs-debuild generated pack-
cvs-debrelease [cvs-debrelease options] [--dopts [dupload/dput
cvs-debrelease is run from the CVS working directory after cvs-build-
package or cvs-debuild. It uses the cvs-buildpackage system to locate
the .changes file generated in that run. It then uploads the package
using debrelease(1), which in turn calls either dupload or dput. Note
that the --dopts option must be specified to distinguish the cvs-debre-
lease options from the dupload or dput options. Also, the devscripts
configuration files will be read, as described in the debrelease(1)
Note that unlike cvs-buildpackage, the only way to specify the source
package name is with the -P option; you cannot simply have it as the
last command-line parameter.
All current cvs-buildpackage options are silently accepted; however,
only the ones listed below have any effect. For more details on all of
them, see the cvs-buildpackage(1) manpage. All debrelease options (as
listed below) are also accepted.
This specifies which uploader program to use; the default is
See dpkg-architecture(1) for a description of these options.
They affect the search for the .changes file. They are provided
to mimic the behaviour of dpkg-buildpackage when determining the
name of the .changes file.
The name of the CVS module.
The name of the package.
The version number of the package.
-Ttag The CVS tag to use for exporting sources.
Root of the original sources archive.
The full path name for the cvs-buildpackage working directory.
This option provides the CVS default module prefix.
Do not read any configuration files. This can only be used as
the first option given on the command-line.
Show help message and version information respectively.
cvs-buildpackage(1), cvs-debuild(1), debrelease(1)
cvs-buildpackage was written by Manoj Srivastava, and the current ver-
sion of debrelease was written by Julian Gilbey <firstname.lastname@example.org>. They
have been combined into this program by Julian Gilbey.
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