massfile - script for massfiling bugs against Ubuntu packages
massfile is a script for massfiling bugs against Ubuntu packages in Launchpad. It requires an instructions file describing the contents of the bug report and a list file which lists the packages which the bug will be filed against.
Templates for both files can be found in /usr/share/doc/ubuntu-dev-tools/examples.
-l INSTANCE, --lpinstance=INSTANCE
Use the specified instance of Launchpad (e.g. "staging"), instead of
the default of "production".
Do not read any configuration files, or configuration from environment
instructions - file designating the contents of the bug report
subject: [UNMETDEPS] $pack has unmet dependencies
buglist-url: http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.tag=unmetdeps text:
A run of
LC_ALL=C apt-cache -i unmet | grep ^Package | cut -d' ' -f2 | grep
-v dbgsym | sort -u | xargs apt-cache showsrc | grep ^Directory |
sed 's/Package: //g' | grep verse | cut -d'/' -f4
indicates that the source package $pack has binary packages that are
not installable (on AMD64) at the moment.
Please have a look and make sure it's installable again.
list - file designating the packages affected
Each package should be listed on a new line as follows:
All of the CONFIGURATION VARIABLES below are also supported as
Variables in the environment take precedence to those in configuration
The following variables can be set in the environment or in
In each case, the script-specific variable takes precedence over the