Version: 0.8.3

Guido Guenther

Table of Contents
Introduction
Repository Layout and Terminology
Workflow
Importing Sources
Importing already existing Debian packages
Importing a new upstream version
Converting an existing Git repository
Upstream sources on a branch
Upstream sources not on a branch
Starting a Debian package from scratch
When upstream uses Git
No upstream tarballs
Upstream tarballs
Branch layout
Building packages from the Git repository
Using a separate build dir
Invoking external programs
Running lintian
Pushing into a remote repository
Running postexport hook
Working with patches
Workflow
Team maintenance
Working with 3.0 (quilt) packges
Releases and Snapshots
Customizing snapshot numbers
More on commit messages
Configuration files
Special use cases
Handling non-DFSG clean upstream sources
Importing NMUs
Building with Cowbuilder
Working on random packages
Command Reference
gbp -- Maintain Debian packages in Git
gbp-buildpackage -- Build Debian packages from a Git repository
gbp-import-dsc -- Import Debian packages into a Git repository
gbp-import-dscs -- Import multiple versions of a Debian source packages into a Git repository
gbp-import-orig -- Import an upstream source into a git repository
gbp-dch -- Generate the Debian changelog from git commit messages
gbp-clone -- Clone a repository from remote
gbp-config -- Query configuration values
gbp-pull -- Safely update a repository from remote
gbp-pq -- Manage quilt patches on patch queue branches in git
gbp-create-remote-repo -- Create remote repositories
gbp.conf -- Gbp configuration file
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