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Re: closing upstream bugs with debian/changelog

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 08:02:21AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> > Actually, this is one of the reasons I find uninformative changelog
> > entries problematic - should the bug not actually be fixed an
> > uninformative close message makes it much more difficult to work out why
> > the maintainer thought the bug was fixed.
> Why the maintainer thought it was fixed does NOT matter.

I strenuously disagree.  We're supposed to be package maintainers, not
cargo cultists.

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