@csete I was thinking. There has to be a more automated way to do this. Rebuilding packages because the dependencies have updated comes up a lot. Especially when the dependent projects have not changed.
The script should be simple to use like ubuntu’s backportpackage, but instead it would
- download a specified package from a specific PPA
- modify the changelog entry to bump the suffix (myriadrf1 -> myriadrf2)
- repackage and upload to the PPA
Ever heard of something like this? I was curious what you were using to automate/upload/script these builds. Or if you know of a smarter way to handle this.
If not, I wrote a PPA helper script in python that is specific to git projects with debian/ directories in them. It basically automates modifying the changelog, building with git-buildpackage, and uploading to a specified ppa. I can probably modify it for manually adding a debian/ directory, and then it can be used for this purpose. Also, I can share this script if you are interested.