Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e")
Josip Rodin writes:
> I guess you need to re-read the Policy manual better, because you were
> both quoting from a Packaging Manual appendix that isn't normative, and
> ignoring the normative section on changelog files that already says
Are refering to
13.7 Changelog files
The Debian changelog file (debian/changelog) should explain briefly what
modifications were made in the Debian version of the package compared to
the upstream one. Other changes and updates to the package should also
be documented in this file.
I don't see that this differs substantially in meaning from 5.3. It still
unclearly implies that upstream-only changes should not be mentioned in the
Also note this from 13.7:
The format of the debian/changelog file is described in
debian/changelog, Section 5.3.
This could be taken as incorporating 5.3 by reference.
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