[Pkg-fonts-devel] how does a new packaging repo get created?

Fabian Greffrath fabian at debian.org
Thu Aug 3 21:20:28 UTC 2017

Am Mittwoch, den 02.08.2017, 19:03 -0600 schrieb Bobby de Vos:
> which seems to be different from the options you have mentioned here.

I would always use "upstream" for the upstream sources, "master" for
the upstream branch plus debian packaging changes, and "pristine-tar".

> How does this command know what repo name to use, such as
> fonts-sil-tagmukay? and how is the description set?

I guess that's taken from the %(pkg) variable?

> gbp import-dsc package-name-version.dsc

Only if you want to import an existing debian packaging.

> gbp import-orig package-name-version.tar.xz

Only if you want to import a new upstream release.

 - Fabian
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