Herbert Xu <email@example.com> writes: > Brian Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >> Issues that lintian reports are, in most cases, bugs. Bugs that you >> have fixed should be explicitly described in the changelog. After all, >> lintian reports many different types of bugs; how can we guess which bug >> is the one that applies in this case? > > He could've choosen to not list that in the changelog at all. Then you > wouldn't even know about it. True, and for some of the really minor stuff lintian complains about, it probably isn't even worth mentioning in the changelog. > Seriously, please find something more productive to do than making > these never-ending complaints about changelog entries. It might've > been fun for the first few times but it's getting really boring now. Well, I'm trying not to rehash old complaints (at least when I Cc d-d) because anyone that's paying attention has already heard them before. I thought this was an interesting case though, because at first at seemed like a valid entry, but when I thought about it for a second, a dim light flickered and I realized it really could referring to any kind of bug. I really enjoy reading a well-written changelog (and I'm subscribed to d-d-changes so I tend to read them all), so I'm interested in improving the quality of ones that aren't quite up-to-par. If there's a consensus that it's futile or pointless effort, I'll readily stop. -- Poems... always a sign of pretentious inner turmoil.
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