Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e")
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 07:29:38PM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> > 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
> > differently.
> 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
> Debian changelog.
Um. "Other changes and updates to the package should also be documented in
this file." Upstream changes and updates to the program get into the
package, too. :)
> 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.
It says format, and it means that... but I agree it's ambiguous. That's why
it's fixed in CVS. :)
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