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task #13022: Write about putting package changes into a bzr branch

Submitter:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted:  Tue 31 Dec 2013 03:12:48 PM UTC
Should Start On:  Mon 30 Dec 2013 11:00:00 PM UTC Should be Finished on:  Mon 30 Dec 2013 11:00:00 PM UTC
Category:  Documentation Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

Tue 31 Dec 2013 03:12:48 PM UTC, original submission:  

Write the missing link between [1] and [2], i.e. how to put the changes we make to a package into a Bazaar branch that gets pushed to [3].

Summary from IRC conversation:

15:14 <samgee> cd ~/temp
15:14 <samgee> mkdir -p foo/squeeze
15:14 <samgee> cd foo/squeeze
15:14 <samgee> apt-get source foo
15:15 <samgee> cd ..
15:15 <samgee> cp -a squeeze gns1
15:15 <samgee> (download diff from bug report to /tmp
15:15 <samgee> cd gns1/foo-*
15:15 <samgee> patch -p1 < /tmp/foo.diff
15:16 <samgee> cd ~/dev/gns/bzr
15:16 <samgee> mkdir foo
15:16 <samgee> cd foo
15:16 <samgee> bzr init
15:16 <samgee> cp -a ~/temp/foo/squeeze/foo-*/debian/ .
15:16 <samgee> bzr add
15:16 <samgee> bzr commit -m "Import from Debian"
15:17 <samgee> rsync -av --delete --exclude=.bzr ~/temp/foo/gns1/foo-*/debian/ debian/
15:17 <samgee> bzr add
15:17 <samgee> bzr commit -m "Fix foo"
15:17 <samgee> bzr push

[1] http://www.gnewsense.org/PackagePatching
[2] http://www.gnewsense.org/DevelopmentTeam/Bazaar
[3] bzr://bzr.savannah.gnu.org/gnewsense/packages-parkes

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
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