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useful tools for Ubuntu developers


This is a collection of useful tools that Ubuntu developers use to make their packaging work a lot easier.

Such tools include:

 - 404main - used to check what components a package's deps are in, for
   doing a main inclusion report for example.
 - backportpackage - helper to test package backports
 - bitesize - add the 'bitesize' tag to a bug and comment that you are
   willing to help fix it.
 - check-mir - check support status of build/binary dependencies
 - check-symbols - will compare and give you a diff of the exported symbols of
   all .so files in a binary package.
 - dch-repeat - used to repeat a change log into an older release.
 - grab-merge - grabs a merge from easily.
 - grep-merges - search for pending merges from Debian.
 - harvest - grabs information about development opportunities from
 - hugdaylist - compile HugDay lists from bug list URLs.
 - import-bug-from-debian - copy a bug from the Debian BTS to Launchpad
 - merge-changelog - manually merges two Debian changelogs with the same base
 - mk-sbuild - script to create LVM snapshot chroots via schroot and
 - pbuilder-dist, cowbuilder-dist - wrapper script for managing several build
   chroots (for different Ubuntu and Debian releases) on the same system.
 - pull-debian-debdiff - attempts to find and download a specific version of
   a Debian package and its immediate parent to generate a debdiff.
 - pull-debian-source - downloads the latest source package available in
   Debian of a package.
 - pull-lp-source - downloads latest source package from Launchpad.
 - pull-revu-source - downloads the latest source package from REVU
 - requestbackport - file a backporting request.
 - requestsync - files a sync request with Debian changelog and rationale.
 - reverse-depends - find the reverse dependencies (or build dependencies) of
   a package.
 - seeded-in-ubuntu - query if a package is safe to upload during a freeze.
 - setup-packaging-environment - assistant to get an Ubuntu installation
   ready for packaging work.
 - sponsor-patch - Downloads a patch from a Launchpad bug, patches the source
   package, and uploads it (to Ubuntu or a PPA)
 - submittodebian - automatically send your changes to Debian as a bug report.
 - syncpackage - helper to prepare .changes file to upload synced packages
 - ubuntu-build - give commands to the Launchpad build daemons from the
   command line.
 - ubuntu-iso - output information of an Ubuntu ISO image.
 - ubuntu-upload-permission - query / list the upload permissions for a
 - update-maintainer - script to update maintainer field in ubuntu packages.

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