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GUESS-UPSTREAM-METADATA(1) User Commands GUESS-UPSTREAM-METADATA(1)

NAME

guess-upstream-metadata - guess upstream package metadata

DESCRIPTION

guess-upstream-metadata [-h] [--trust] [--disable-net-access] [--check] [--consult-external-directory] [--version] [path] This tool tries to guess upstream metadata (Homepage, Contact, VCS Repository) information from a Debian package. It does this by parsing various files in the package, and possibly calling out to external services (unless --disable-net-access is specified).

positional arguments:

path

optional arguments:

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
--trust
Whether to allow running code from the package.
--disable-net-access
Do not probe external services.
--check
Check guessed metadata against external sources.
--consult-external-directory
Pull in external (not maintained by upstream) directory data
--version
show program's version number and exit

SEE ALSO

apply-multiarch-hints(1) guess-upstream-metadata(1) lintian-brush(1) lintian(1)

AUTHORS

Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer@debian.org>
December 2019 guess-upstream-metadata 0.53