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who-permits-upload - look-up Debian Maintainer access control lists
] [-s keyring
] [-d dm_url
] [-s search_type
looks up the given Debian Maintainer (DM
) upload permissions
from ftp-master.debian.org and parses them in a human readable way. The tool can
search by DM
name, sponsor (the person who granted the permission) and by package.
- --dmfile=dm_url, -d dm_url
Retrieve the DM permission file from the supplied URL. When this option is not
present, the default value https://ftp-master.debian.org/dm.txt is used.
- --help, -h
Display an usage summary and exit.
- --keyring=keyring, -s keyring
Use the supplied GnuPG keyrings to look-up GPG fingerprints from the DM permission
file. When not present, the default Debian Developer and Maintainer keyrings are used
/usr/share/keyrings/debian-maintainers.gpg, installed by the debian-keyring
Separate keyrings with a colon ``:''.
- --search=search_type, -s search_type
Modify the look-up behavior. This influences the
interpretation of the query argument. Supported search types are:
Search for a source package name. This is also the default when --search is omitted.
Since package names are unique, this will return given ACLs - if any - for a
Search for a Debian Maintainer. This should be (a fraction of) a name. It will
return all ACLs assigned to matching maintainers.
Search for a sponsor (i.e. a Debian Developer) who granted DM permissions. This
will return all ACLs given by the supplied developer.
Note that this is an expensive operation which may take some time.
A case sensitive argument to be looked up in the ACL permission file. The exact
interpretation of this argument is dependent by the --search argument.
This argument can be repeated.
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The command line was not understood
- who-permits-upload --search=sponsor firstname.lastname@example.org
Search for all DM upload permissions given by the UID ``email@example.com''. Note,
that only primary UIDs will match.
- who-permits-upload -s=sponsor "Arno Töll"
Same as above, but use a full name instead.
- who-permits-upload apache2
Look up who gave upload permissions for the apache2 source package.
- who-permits-upload --search=uid "Paul Tagliamonte"
Look up all DM upload permissions given to ``Paul Tagliamonte''.
was written by Arno Töll <firstname.lastname@example.org
> and is licensed
under the terms of the General Public License (GPL
) version 2 or later.
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