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authorGuido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2007-06-26 19:06:01 +0300
committerGuido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2007-06-26 19:06:01 +0300
commit0779d7cd22939bdcffde22b35fbdbb71525cfa2d (patch)
parentaba456fde859c6baa7f3d6dc24b953edb84d0a09 (diff)
how to start a package from scratch
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diff --git a/docs/chapters/import.sgml b/docs/chapters/import.sgml
index 30718f31..18c331cb 100644
--- a/docs/chapters/import.sgml
+++ b/docs/chapters/import.sgml
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
<chapter id="gbp.import">
<title>Importing Sources</title>
<sect1 id="gbp.import.existing">
<title>Importing already existing &debian; packages</title>
<para>Imporing an already exsting debian package into a git repository is as easy as:
@@ -14,6 +15,7 @@
<option>--upstream-branch</option> and <option>--debian-branch</option> options.
<sect1 id="gbp.import.new.upstream">
<title>Importing a new upstream version</title>
<para>Change into your git repository, make sure it has all local
@@ -41,6 +43,7 @@
<sect1 id="gbp.import.convert">
<title>Converting an existing &git; repository</title>
@@ -94,4 +97,25 @@ upstream-branch=theupstream-branch
work as expected.</para>
+ <sect1 id="gbp.import.fromscratch">
+ <title>Starting a Debian package from scratch</title>
+ <para>
+ So far we assumed you already have a &debian; package to start with but
+ what if you want to start a new package? First create an empty repository:
+ </para>
+ <screen>
+mkdir package-0.1
+cd package-0.1
+ </screen>
+ <para>Then you import the upstream sources, branch of the
+ <emphasis>upstream</emphasis> branch and add the debian files (e.g. via dh_make):
+ <screen>
+&git-import-orig -u 0.1 ../package-0.1.tar.gz
+git-branch upstream
+ </screen>
+ That's it, you're done.
+ </sect1>