Release 2.91~beta-1

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at
Wed Nov 21 14:02:20 GMT 2018

[2018-11-19 15:17] Ian Jackson <ijackson at>
> Joost van Baal-Ilić writes ("Re: Release 2.91~beta-1"):
> > On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 01:05:23PM +0000, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> > > By the way, will BTS close bugs, mentioned in previous changelog entry?
> > 
> > You'd need to call dpkg-genchanges -vVERSION in order to generate a .changes
> > file for your upload which contains all needed changelog entries.
> You should do that anyway, so that the upload has the right set of
> stuff in the changes file.

Where should I plug this command? If I just invoke it, it prints on

> == begin plug ==
> Of course, IMO you should be using `dgit push', and if you do, dgit
> will take care of this for you.  For the sysvinit tree with its
> gbp-style patches-unapplied approach, and since there is no change to
> the binary packages, I think all you need is
>   git checkout master
>   # check that git contents is good and changelog version
>   #   is right right, committing any needed changes
>   git-deborig   # if you don't have a suitable .orig.tar.* yet
>   dgit --gbp push-source sid
> (to do a source-only upload).

Is being DD enough to use dgit? Or I need special access to

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