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Re: Bug#190302: Misusage of changelog!

Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis <luca@debian.org> wrote:

> You people told me that:
> - If i make a change to a package i've to list my changes in the package
>   changelog (Matt Zimmerman, no one ever objected this).
> - If i build a new upstream, i've to list each change in the upstream
> changelog that let me declare a bug as closed; change that does not
> refer to the Debian package (but to the original upstream), and that i
> did not applied as part of my package working (because it was applied
> from the upstream).
> The second contradict the first, and does not follow what stated in policy
> about debian chagelog file (13.7 an 5.3 of policy).
> > Do you think that users should list "each change in the upstream
> > changelog" to know how the bug they submitted as been closed?
> If you mean "read" by the word "list", of course i do. First came the
> upstream changelog, then the Debian one.

Fine then.  In that case it would be better for you _not_ to use the
Debian changelog to close bugs by the new upstream version, but rather
to email ######-done@bugs.debian.org with a proper explanation of what
was done upstream.  Right?

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