copher(1) automatically create and upload a SourceForge release


copher [options] [files]


Copher automates the process of creating, uploading and publishing a SourceForge release using command-line parameters or an answer file. Additional support for GForge-based sites is in development.


Copher follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`--'). A summary of options is included below.
--help, -h
Show summary of options.
--user, -u
Specify login name
--password, -w
Specify password
--project, -p
Project name (unixname) to work with
--package, -k
Name of the package to release in (should already exist)
--release, -r
Name for the new or existing release
--date, -d
Release date (YYYY-MM-DD)
--group-id, -G
Group id (i.e. project id) to use (optional, faster if specified)
--package-id, -P
Package id to use (optional, faster if specified)
--release-id, -R
Release id of existing release to modify (implies -E)
--exists, -E
Don't create a new release, use existing (use with -r)
--hidden, -H
Set release as not visible to the public
--active, -A
Set release as active (default for new releases)
--notes, -N
File containing release notes
--changelog, -C
File containing changelog
Don't upload files (assume they already were)
Don't send emailed release notice (step 4) (default: do)


copher was written by Peter Lunicks <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Jonathan Wiltshire <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).