dep3changelog man page

dep3changelog — generate a changelog entry from a DEP3-style patch header

Synopsis

dep3changelog patch [patch ...] [options] [-- [dch_options]]

Description

dep3changelog extracts the DEP3 patch headers from the given patch files and builds a changelog entry for each patch.  If the patch author differs from the one detected from the DEBEMAIL, NAME, DEBEMAIL, or EMAIL environment variables, “Thanks to author <email>” is added to the changelog entry for that patch. Any bug-debian or bug-ubuntu fields are added as “Closes” to the changelog entry.  The generated changelog entries are passed to debchange as an argument along with the given dch_options.

Options

--help, -h

Display a help message and exit successfully.

--version

Display version and copyright information and exit successfully.

Environment

DEBEMAIL, EMAIL, DEBFULLNAME, NAME

See the above description of the use of these environment variables.

Author

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>

See Also

debchange(1)

Referenced By

devscripts(1).

Debian Utilities DEBIAN