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Re: Changelogs (Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e"))

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 08:36:20 +1000, Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> said: 

> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
>>> Even if the bug is for upstream fixing a typo in a comment? :)
>> If it caused a Debian bug to be closed, that is a significant
>> change in status for the Debian package (it may not be for the
>> upstream software being packaged, but it is for my package).

> What if the bug was reported after the new Debian package was
> uploaded?  Why does it suddenly stop being a significant change? 

	Good point. Shall we mandate that all bug closures be
 adequately documented in the ChangeLog? I would be quite happy with

	Indeed, the rationale would be that closing bugs is an
 important event for the Package, and needs be thus documented. I
 thank you for pointing out this defect in our ChangeLog

If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting? George
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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