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Prepare sources for a new SRPM build using...


packit prepare-sources [Options] [PATH_OR_URL]


Prepare sources for a new SRPM build using content of the upstream repository. Determine version, create an archive or download upstream and create patches for sourcegit, fix/update the specfile to use the right archive, download the remote sources. Behaviour can be customized by specifying actions (post-upstream-clone, get-current-version, create-archive, create-patches, fix-spec-file) in the configuration.

PATH_OR_URL argument is a local path or a URL to the upstream git repository, it defaults to the current working directory


--result-dir DIR

Copy the sources into DIR. By default, `prepare_sources_result` directory in the current working directory is created.

--upstream-ref TEXT

Git ref of the last upstream commit in the current branch from which packit should generate patches (this option implies the repository is source-git).

--bump / --no-bump

Specifies whether to bump version or not.

--release-suffix TEXT

Specifies release suffix. Allows to override default generated:{current_time}.{sanitized_current_branch}{git_desc_suffix}

--job-config TEXT

Internal option to override package config found in the repository (needed for packit service).

--ref TEXT

Git reference to checkout.

--pr-id TEXT

Specifies PR to checkout.

--merge-pr / --no-merge-pr

Specifies whether to merge PR into the base branch in case pr-id is specified.

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2022-01-20 packit prepare-sources Manual