devscripts


DESCRIPTION
       The devscripts package provides a collection of scripts which may be of
       use to Debian developers and others wishing to build  Debian  packages.
       For   a   summary  of  the  available  scripts,  please  see  the  file
       /usr/share/doc/devscripts/README.gz, and for full details,  please  see
       the  individual manpages.  They are contributed by multiple developers;
       for details of the authors, please see the code or manpages.

       Also, the directory /usr/share/doc/devscripts/examples  contains  exam-
       ples  of  procmail and exim scripts for sorting mail arriving to Debian
       mailing lists.

ENVIRONMENT
       Several scripts of the devscripts suite use the  following  environment
       variables.  Check  the man pages of individual scripts for more details
       on how the variables are used.

       DEBEMAIL
           Email  of  the  person  acting  on  a  given  Debian  package   via
           devscripts.

       DEBFULLNAME
           Full  name  (first + family) of the person acting on a given Debian
           package via devscripts.

SCRIPTS
       Here is the complete list of available devscripts. See their man  pages
       for additional documentation.

       annotate-output(1)
              run  a  command and prepend time and stream (O for stdout, E for
              stderr) for every line of output

       archpath(1)
              print tla/Bazaar package names [tla | bazaar]

       bts(1) a command-line  tool  for  manipulating  the  BTS  [www-browser,
              libauthen-sasl-perl,   libnet-smtp-ssl-perl,  libsoap-lite-perl,
              libwww-perl, bsd-mailx | mailx]

       build-rdeps(1)
              search for all packages that build-depend  on  a  given  package
              [dctrl-tools]

       chdist(1)
              tool to easily play with several distributions [dctrl-tools]

       checkbashisms(1)
              check whether a /bin/sh script contains any common bash-specific
              contructs

       cowpoke(1)
              upload a Debian source package to a cowbuilder  host  and  build

       cvs-debuild(1)
              wrapper for cvs-buildpackage  to  use  debuild  as  its  package
              building program [cvs-buildpackage, fakeroot, lintian, gnupg]

       dcmd(1)
              run  a  given  command  replacing the name of a .changes or .dsc
              file with each of the files referenced therein

       dcontrol(1)
              remotely query package and source control files for  all  Debian
              distributions [liburl-perl, libwww-perl]

       dd-list(1)
              given a list of packages, pretty-print it ordered by maintainer

       debc(1)
              display the contents of just-built .debs

       debchange/dch(1)
              automagically  add entries to debian/changelog files [libdistro-
              info-perl, libparse-debcontrol-perl, libsoap-lite-perl]

       debcheckout(1)
              checkout the development repository of a Debian package

       debclean(1)
              clean a Debian source tree [fakeroot]

       debcommit(1)
              commit changes to cvs, darcs, svn, svk, tla, bzr,  git,  or  hg,
              basing  commit  message on changelog [cvs | darcs | subversion |
              svk | tla | bzr | git-core | mercurial, libtimedate-perl]

       debdiff(1)
              compare two versions of a Debian package to check for added  and
              removed files [wdiff, patchutils]

       debi(1)
              install a just-built package

       debpkg(1)
              dpkg wrapper to be able to manage/test packages without su

       debrelease(1)
              wrapper around dupload or dput [dupload | dput, ssh-client]

       debsign, debrsign(1)
              sign a .changes/.dsc pair without needing any of the rest of the
              package to be present; can sign the pair remotely or  fetch  the
              pair  from  a remote machine for signing [gnupg, debian-keyring,
              ssh-client]

       debsnap(1)

       dep3changelog(1)
              generate a changelog entry from a DEP3-style patch header

       desktop2menu(1)
              given  a freedesktop.org desktop file, generate a skeleton for a
              menu file [libfile-desktopentry-perl]

       dget(1)
              download Debian source and binary packages [wget | curl]

       diff2patches(1)
              extract patches from a .diff.gz file placing them under  debian/
              or, if present, debian/patches [patchutils]

       dpkg-depcheck, dpkg-genbuilddeps(1)
              determine  the  packages used during the build of a Debian pack-
              age; useful for  determining  the  Build-Depends  control  field
              needed [build-essential, strace]

       dscextract(1)
              extract a single file from a Debian source package [patchutils]

       dscverify(1)
              verify  the  integrity  of a Debian package from the .changes or
              .dsc files [gnupg, debian-keyring, libdigest-md5-perl]

       edit-patch(1)
              add/edit a patch for a source package  and  commit  the  changes
              [quilt | dpatch | cdbs]

       getbuildlog(1)
              download package build logs from Debian auto-builders [wget]

       grep-excuses(1)
              grep  the  update_excuses.html  file for your packages [libterm-
              size-perl, wget, w3m]

       licensecheck(1)
              attempt to determine the license of source files

       list-unreleased(1)
              search for unreleased packages

       manpage-alert(1)
              locate binaries without corresponding manpages [man-db]

       mass-bug(1)
              mass-file bug reports [bsd-mailx | mailx]

       mergechanges(1)
              merge .changes files from the same release but built on  differ-
              ent architectures

       origtargz(1)
              fetch the orig tarball of a Debian package from various sources,
              and unpack it

       plotchangelog(1)
              view  a  nice plot of the data in a changelog file [libtimedate-
              perl, gnuplot]

       pts-subscribe(1)
              subscribe to the PTS for a limited period of time  [bsd-mailx  |
              mailx, at]

       rc-alert(1)
              list installed packages which have release-critical bugs [wget |
              curl]

       rmadison(1)
              remotely  query  the  Debian  archive  database  about  packages
              [liburi-perl, wget | curl]

       sadt(1)
              run DEP-8 tests [python3-debian]

       suspicious-source(1)
              output  a  list  of  files  which  are  not  common source files
              [python3-magic]

       svnpath(1)
              print Subversion repository paths [subversion]

       tagpending(1)
              run from a Debian source tree and tag bugs that are to be closed
              in the latest changelog as pending [libsoap-lite-perl]

       transition-check(1)
              check  a  list of source packages for involvement in transitions
              for which uploads to unstable  are  currently  blocked  [libwww-
              perl, libyaml-syck-perl]

       uscan(1)
              scan  upstream  sites for new releases of packages [gpgv, gnupg,
              liblwp-protocol-https-perl, libwww-perl, unzip, lzma, xz-utils]

       uupdate(1)
              integrate upstream changes into a source package [patch]

       what-patch(1)
              determine what patch system, if any, a source package  is  using
              [patchutils]

       whodepends(1)
              check which maintainers' packages depend on a package

       who-uploads(1)
              Retrieve information  about  Debian  Maintainer  access  control
              lists  [gnupg,  libencode-locale-perl, libparse-debcontrol-perl,
              libwww-perl, debian-keyring]

       wrap-and-sort(1)
              wrap  long   lines   and   sort   items   in   packaging   files
              [python3-debian]



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