Re: Accepted directory-administrator 1.3.5-1 (i386 source)
On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 05:27:40PM -0400, Morgon Kanter wrote:
> > > > > > * Acknowledge NMU (closes: #174301, #172803, #179036, #177616)
> > > >
> > > > Ugh, also this one. Do not use changelog for closing fixed bugs.
> > > > Do it using BTS directly.
> > >
> > > Debian Developers' Reference actually recommends doing that on the first
> > > line of the new changelog entry.
> > No, it does not _recommend_ that, don't misrepresent it!
> "It is an old tradition to acknowledge bugs fixed in non-maintainer uploads
> in the first changelog entry of the proper maintainer upload, for instance,
> in a changelog entry like this:"
> "old tradition" usually seems to mean "good idea" to me.
For some people, rebooting machines at first sight of trouble is an old
tradition, too... >:)
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