Ubuntu-dev-tools is a collection of useful tools that Ubuntu developers use to make their packaging work a lot easier. Such tools can include bug filing, packaging preparation, package analysis, etc.
Launchpad bzr branches may be found at: https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu-dev-tools
To grab the lastest source, do: bzr branch lp:ubuntu-dev-tools
404main - used to check what components a package's deps are in, i.e. for doing a MIR
buildd - give commands to the Launchpad build daemons from the command line.
check-symbols - will compare and give you a diff of the exported symbols of all .so files in a binary package
dch-repeat - used to repeat a change log into an older release
dgetlp - download a source package from the Launchpad library.
get-branches - used to branch/checkout all the bzr branches in a Launchpad team.
get-build-deps - install the build dependencies needed for a package reading debian/control.
grab-attachments - download all bug attachments from a Launchpad bug report.
grab-merge - grabs a merge from https://merges.ubuntu.com/
hugdaylist - compile HugDay lists from bug list urls.
lp-set-dup - sets the "duplicate of" bug of a bug and its dups.
manage-credentials - manage Launchpad token credentials.
massfile - fill multiple bugs using a template.
mk-sbuild-lv - script to create LVM snapshot chroots via schroot and sbuild
pbuilder-dist - pbuilder wrapper script
pull-debian-debdiff - attempts to find and download a specific version of a Debian package and its immediate parent to generate a debdiff
pull-debian-source - downloads the lastest source package available in Debian of a package.
pull-lp-source - downloads lastest source package from Launchpad.
requestsync - files a sync request with Debian changelog and ratione.
reverse-build-depends - find the reverse build dependencies that a package has.
submittodebian - automatically send your changes to Debian as a bug report
suspicious-source - outputs a list of files which are not common source files
ubuntu-iso - output information of an Ubuntu ISO image.
update-maintainer - script to update maintainer field in ubuntu packages
what-patch - determines what patch system, if any, a source package is using
- Please see the TODO file in the source.