import-bug-from-debian(1) Import bugs from Debian's BTS, and file


import-bug-from-debian [options] bug...
import-bug-from-debian -h


import-bug-from-debian clones bugs from Debian's BTS into Launchpad. Each bug listed on the command line has its initial report re-filed against the same source package in Ubuntu. The Ubuntu bug is linked back to its Debian counterpart.

Each bug may be provided either as a bug number or URL.


-b, --browserless
Don't open the bug in a browser at the end.
-h, --help
Display a help message and exit.
-l INSTANCE, --lpinstance=INSTANCE
Use the specified instance of Launchpad (e.g. "staging"), instead of the default of "production".
-p PACKAGE, --package=PACKAGE
Launchpad package to file bug against, if not the same source package name as Debian. Useful for importing removal bugs filed against
Do not read any configuration files, or configuration from environment variables.


All of the CONFIGURATION VARIABLES below are also supported as environment variables. Variables in the environment take precedence to those in configuration files.


The following variables can be set in the environment or in ubuntu-dev-tools(5) configuration files. In each case, the script-specific variable takes precedence over the package-wide variable.
The default value for --lpinstance.


import-bug-from-debian was written by James Westby <[email protected]>, and this manual page was written by Stefano Rivera <[email protected]>.

Both are released under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2.