Debian packages now should be source only, otherwise they won't make it to bullseye ( the next release).
So the wiki has the flags to add to build source only, so that's all you need to do?
debsign and debrelease need to be told too. ( Both with -S)
So the #debian toolchain will create a package that is guaranteed to be rejected using the default setup. The only way to fix it is to use two different sets of options.
Actually that got rejected too. No source upstream file.
FFS why is Debian uploads so hard.
@smallsees exactly alike why french ortograph is so hard: the elite users _enjoy_ that it's complicated.
A suggestion: use higher-level tools: `gbp buildpackage -S` then dput the resulting _source.changes. I've also started using `dgit` with its `dgit push-source`. The learning curve is steep and the doc too(!?) verbose, but after getting the basics it's great.
@OdyX It's a bit annoying but I got there in the end. gbp, debsign and debrelease all need extra flags to do the right thing. Miss one step and you either get a strange error or your package rejected.
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