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On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 11:35:28PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 12:05:52AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Monday, August 5, 2002, at 11:37 PM, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > >So what do you expect exactly - that a developer will diff the upstream
> > >code to describe exactly how the bug was fixed in excruciating detail in
> > >the debian/changelog?

> > I'm not Adam but my own hope would be that if a bug is closed by 
> > upstream then some note as to what has been fixed would appear in the 
> > changelog - "Now correctly handles $THING", for example. This is much 
> > more friendly and helpful to read in the changelog, particularly in 
> > cases where there are several possible approaches to solving the problem.

> Yes I expect you would find that information in the upstream changelog -
> why would you expect to find it in the debian/changelog also?

Because the debian/changelog should document the changes in the package
*as pertain to Debian*, and anything that ended up as a bug report in
the BTS pertains to Debian.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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