debcheckout should allow checking out Debian source

Bug #864460 reported by Jeremy Bicha on 2011-10-02
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devscripts (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I routinely compare Ubuntu packaging with Debian's when I'm updating a package. I've been doing this manually but tried debcheckout today but it pulls the latest Ubuntu source.

I'd like to see a -d --distribution= option to specify Debian or Ubuntu.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: devscripts 2.11.1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Oct 2 00:45:24 2011
SourcePackage: devscripts
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :
Changed in devscripts (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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