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Re: lilo: bad changelog entry violates Social Contract

Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Aug 2002 20:01, Daniel Burrows wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 06:28:30PM +0200, Russell Coker 
> <russell@coker.com.au> was heard to say:
>>> On Tue, 6 Aug 2002 17:11, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
>>>> It is useful to explain the change which closed the bug, regardless of
>>>> whether it was made by the Debian maintainer or the upstream
>>>> maintainer. It is a Debian bug, and it should be closed with an
>>>> explanation as to how it was fixed.

>>> In which case the upload would never have occurred and the bug would
>>> still be open.

>>> I have not had time to look into this issue to determine exactly what was
>>> done to fix it.

>>   You don't have time to write something like this?

> I have time to write that, but not what Matt requested.

>>   * New upstream version
>>     - Hiding/unhiding and activating/deactivating partitions works again
>>       (Closes: #136757)

I can only speak for myself, but I would be completely satisfied with
this changelog-entry, and _I think_ most people in this thread who
spoke up and didn't like the original one would be, too.
               thanks for your work, cu andreas

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