Re: dchanges change suggestions
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 1995 08:27:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: Bill Mitchell <email@example.com>
Date: 26 10 95 14:23:58 UT
Package: abc-1.2.3-4.deb def-4.5.6-7.deb ghi-1.3.5-7.deb
You don't need the tags ("Date:", "Package:", "Version:", and
"Description:"). It should be formatted something like this:
GNU Emacs is the extensible self-documenting text editor.
<anything else like Priority>
<changes since last revision>
<ls -l output>
Ian Murdock <firstname.lastname@example.org> Thu Oct 26 12:09:26 EST 1995
(I do agree that the date should be in RFC822 format, but I don't
have the script to generate RFC822-format dates at the moment.)
abc - children's alphabet tutor
def - "defend", the game
ghigragleflaggor - the program of the same name
Why would these packages, which obviously have nothing to do with each
other, be announced in the same announcement? I'd think they would be
This is Changelog info from a pre-prepared file.
It was included literally, except for having blank lines coerced.
* This might be a description of some change
* This might be a very long anc verbose description of some
change which the package maintainer goes on and on about.
* This might be the description of another change.
What do these dots represent?
# File: <md5sum> <size> <name>
1526393bacda57822bfsc52728b1b243 101456789 abc-1.2.3-4.deb
12345678901234567890123456789012 123456 def-4.5.6-7.deb
11111111112222222222333333333344 2468 ghi-1.3.5-7.deb
90834912734971290479047910490849 907907979 sillystuff-12.34-56.tar.gz
91827309749071490790749017497947 12 sillystuff-12.34-56.diff.gz
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