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: https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu-dev-tools bzr branch http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-dev/ubuntu-dev-tools/trunk ubuntu-dev-tools
404main - used to check what components a package's deps are in, i.e. for doing a MIR
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
get-branches - used to branch/checkout all the bzr branches in a Launchpad team.
hugdaylist - compile [:UbuntuBugDay/20070912:HugDay lists] from bug list urls.
mk-sbuild-lv - script to create LVM snapshot chroots via schroot and sbuild
pbuilder-dist - pbuilder wrapper script
ppaput - will upload source package to [http://help.launchpad.net/PPAQuickStart PPA], file a bug or follow up on open bugs (checkout ppaput(1))
pull-debian-debdiff - attempts to find and download a specific version of a Debian package and its immediate parent to generate a debdiff
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-cd - get the latest CD snapshot release
ubuntu-sync - syncronise new ubuntu CD images
update-maintainer - script to update maintainer field in ubuntu packages
what-patch - determines what patch system, if any, a source package is using
- write manpage for each script
- make sure every script is properly licensed
- make sure packaging is ok and get into Universe