dbp-importorig - Import an upstream source into a darcs-buildpackage
dbp-importorig filename_or_dir package version
dbp-importorig imports the tar.gz file given by filename (or a
directory, if filename is one) into the darcs-buildpackage archive.
Since upstream tarballs do not contain the package and version
information in a unified format, you must specify that on the command
line as well.
It is an error to run dbp-importorig on a package when a newer version
already exists in the archive. dbp-importorig detects this condition
and will terminate without causing harm.
Gives the path to a tar.gz file to import.
Alternatively, gives the path to a directory to import without
Gives the Debian source package name corresponding to this
Gives the package version corresponding to this upstream
package. This should not contain the Debian part (-1, -2, etc).
The following specific files are used by this application:
Specifies the location of the canonical Debian and upstream
This application uses no environment variables directly, but other
programs it calls may do so.
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and all build scripts are Copyright (C) 2003 - 2005 John Goerzen.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
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darcs-buildpackage may be downloaded from the Debian packaging system
darcs-buildpackage may also be downloaded using Darcs by running darcs
get --partial http://darcs.complete.org/darcs-buildpackage.
Detailed usage information, including a background and a description of
how the tools fit together, can be found in the darcs-buildpackage
Manual. On Debian systems, you may find this at /usr/share/doc/darcs-
darcs-buildpackage applications have references in that manual and the
following manpages: dbp-importdsc(1), dbp-importorig(1), dbp-
Other related references include: darcs(1), dpkg-source(1), tar(1).