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       dpt-forward - Forward a bug or a patch upstream


        dpt forward [option...] path/to/some.patch [bug-number]
        dpt forward [option...] bug-number [path/to/some.patch]


       --dist name
       -d name
           Distribution name. Determined from META, the "Homepage" field in debian/control file
           or the "Source" field in debian/copyright, in that order.

           Normally <dpt-forward> checks if the bug/patch is already forwarded upstream and
           aborts if so. With this option, the check is still done, but execution is not aborted
           and only a warning is issued.

       --meta file
           Specifies the location of the META file. Defaults to META.json or META.yml in the
           current directory, whichever is found first.

       --mode bug|patch
       -m bug|patch
           Mode of operation. Should rarely be needed.

           Determines the meaning of the arguments. bug means that the first argument is a bug
           number, and the second argument is a patch file name. patch means the opposite.

           Determined from the first non-option argument and whether it looks like a bug number
           or a patch file name.

           All operations that require network are replaced with stubs, allowing for off-line

       --ticket number
           If present, the information is submitted to the ticket as an additional comment.

           If missing, a new ticket is created.

       --tracker name
       -t name
           Tracker used by the distribution. dpt forward currently supports cpan
           (<>) and github. The default is determined from the
           "resources->bugtracker->web" field of META. If that field is not present, cpan is

       --tracker-url url
       -u url
           Tracker URL to submit the information to. Taken from the "resources->bugtracker->web"
           field of META. Defaults to
           "" for cpan and is
           mandatory for github.


       Alessandro Ghedini <>.
       Damyan Ivanov <>.


       Copyright 2014 Damyan Ivanov.
       Copyright 2011 Alessandro Ghedini.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or
       the Artistic License.

       See for more information.