[Pkg-bazaar-maint] Bug#518097: Bug#518097: Bug#518097: bzr-loom: should provide ‘get-orig-source’ target

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at debian.org
Wed Mar 4 12:01:58 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 21:01 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> On 04-Mar-2009, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Vcs-Bzr shouldn't be used by get-orig-source, as it is intended for
> > the branch with the packaging, not for the upstream branch.
> > get-orig-source, otoh is intended for the upstream source.
> > get-orig-source should also retrieve the most recent version of
> > upstream rather than the last on in debian/changelog, as policy
> > mentions.
> Okay. I presumed from the contents of the branch that it was also
> serving as the upstream branch. Since that's not the case, what is the
> upstream branch public URL?
It is lp:bzr-loom

> > Some of the other bzr-* packages already implement this by utilizing
> > bzr-builddeb and a much more trivial get-orig-source target.
> Unless they produce a “pristine source” tarball, which AFAIK isn't
> what ‘bzr-builddeb’ does, they're not correctly implementing the
> ‘get-orig-source’ target.
bzr-builddeb *can* produce a pristine source tarball if you give it the
right arguments.


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