[git-buildpackage] gbp does not recognize the newly merged & tagged upstream version

Lukasz Walewski lwalewski at s-can.at
Thu Apr 20 17:41:16 CEST 2017

>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Guido Günther [mailto:agx at sigxcpu.org]
>Gesendet: Donnerstag, 20. April 2017 17:01
>An: Lukasz Walewski
>Cc: git-buildpackage at lists.sigxcpu.org
>Betreff: Re: [git-buildpackage] gbp does not recognize the newly merged
>& tagged upstream version
>> Should I commit the merge first?
>Ahh...yes, commit first - it won't work when you did not commit. The tag
>should also be an annotated tag (not a lightweight one). If this still
>fails can you send the output a run with --verbose?

Yeah, I suspected that. OK, so I gave it a fresh run:

$ git clone ...
$ vi debian/gbp.conf # fixed upstream-tag option
$ git commit -a

$ git merge v1.0.3
$ vi conflicted_file # resolved conflict
$ git add conflicted_file
$ git commit
[debian b2ef347] Merge tag 'v1.0.3' into debian

$ gbp dch --snapshot --auto --verbose debian/
gbp:debug: ['git', 'rev-parse', '--show-cdup']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'rev-parse', '--is-bare-repository']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'symbolic-ref', 'HEAD']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'show-ref', 'refs/heads/debian']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'tag', '-l', 'debian/1.0.2-2']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'tag', '-l', 'debian/1.0.2-2']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'log', '--pretty=format:%H', '-1', '--', 'debian/changelog']
gbp:info: Changelog last touched at '7e1c5bc392ee8b82ccf2e6c25144f4915158f5ab'
gbp:info: Continuing from commit '7e1c5bc392ee8b82ccf2e6c25144f4915158f5ab'
gbp:info: Only looking for changes on 'debian/'
gbp:debug: ['git', 'log', '--pretty=format:%H', '7e1c5bc392ee8b82ccf2e6c25144f4915158f5ab..HEAD', '--no-merges', '--', 'debian/']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'describe', '--match', 'v*', '--abbrev=0', 'HEAD']
gbp:debug: Found upstream version 1.0.3-1.
gbp:debug: /usr/bin/dpkg ['--compare-versions'] ['1.0.3-1', 'lt', '1.0.2-2']
gbp:debug: /usr/bin/dpkg ['--compare-versions'] ['1.0.3-1', 'gt', '1.0.2-2']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'rev-parse', '--quiet', '--verify', '3c47bd17616d280426d565bd7db15fa5b6627ada^0']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'show', '--pretty=format:%an%x00%ae%x00%ad%x00%cn%x00%ce%x00%cd%x00%s%x00%f%x00%b%x00', '-z', '--date=raw', '--no-renames', '--name-status', '3c47bd17616d280426d565bd7db15fa5b6627ada']
gbp:debug: dch ['--no-auto-nmu', '--newversion=1.0.3-1', '--distribution=UNRELEASED', '--nomultimaint-merge', '--multimaint', '--', '[[[insert-git-dch-commit-message-here]]]'] []
gbp:debug: ['git', 'config', 'user.name']
gbp:debug: ['git', 'config', 'user.email']
gbp:debug: Snapshot enabled: do not fixup options in header
gbp:debug: dch ['--no-auto-nmu', '--nomultimaint-merge', '--multimaint', '--nomainttrailer', '--', ''] []
gbp:debug: ['git', 'rev-parse', '--quiet', '--verify', 'HEAD']
gbp:info: Changelog has been prepared for snapshot #1 at b2ef3477671d8c80e13a52c13b443422a2a39266

At this point my debian/changelog gained a new entry:

$ git diff
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 9bb7572..23fc869 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,3 +1,11 @@
+my-project (1.0.3-1~1.gbpb2ef34) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
+  ** SNAPSHOT build @b2ef3477671d8c80e13a52c13b443422a2a39266 **
+  * fixed gbp config: consistent upstream-tag for all tools not buildpackage alone
+ -- Lukasz Walewski <lwalewski at s-can.at>  Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:16:42 +0200
 my-project (1.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium

However, buildpackage does not like the merged changes:

$ gbp buildpackage --git-ignore-new -us -uc
gbp:info: Exporting 'HEAD' to '/home/.../build/my-project-tmp'
gbp:info: Moving '/home/.../build/my-project -tmp' to '/home/my-project-1.0.2'
 dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -D -us -uc -i -I
dpkg-buildpackage: source package my-project
dpkg-buildpackage: source version 1.0.2-2
dpkg-buildpackage: source distribution unstable
dpkg-buildpackage: source changed by Lukasz Walewski <lwalewski at s-can.at>
 dpkg-source -i -I --before-build my-project-1.0.2
dpkg-buildpackage: host architecture amd64
 fakeroot debian/rules clean
dh clean
make[1]: Entering directory '/home/.../build/my-project-1.0.2'
rm -f firstboot_tmplt/version
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/.../build/my-project-1.0.2'
 dpkg-source -i -I -b my-project-1.0.2
dpkg-source: info: using source format `3.0 (quilt)'
dpkg-source: info: building my-project using existing ./my-project_1.0.2.orig.tar.gz
dpkg-source: info: local changes detected, the modified files are:
dpkg-source: error: aborting due to unexpected upstream changes, see /tmp/my-project_1.0.2-2.diff.__SpG2
dpkg-source: info: you can integrate the local changes with dpkg-source --commit
dpkg-buildpackage: error: dpkg-source -i -I -b my-project-1.0.2 gave error exit status 2
debuild: fatal error at line 1376:
dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -D -us -uc -i -I failed
gbp:error: 'debuild -i -I -us -uc' failed: it exited with 29



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