debian/NEWS.Debian / apt-listchanges woes
The next version of R  ships with the previously included Gnome front-end.
So the r-gnome binary package becomes an empty shell, and I would like to
signal that via a NEWS file (as opposed to a debconf message). However, in
my tests, the NEWS file never got displayed by apt-listchanges.
I plan to upload the next r-gnome as
edd@basebud:~> dpkg -L r-gnome
(and upstream changelogs are of course in r-base-core on which this still
Is there anything else I need to do to get NEWS.Debian displayed at
installation? apt-listchanges is conf'ed for 'both' on my box.
Please CC me on replies.
 Slated for release on April 18, I'll probably start weekly alpha/beta
release cycle next week.
 This was always considered "unfinished and experiment"; it is based on
Gtk 1.2 code)
Better to have an approximate answer to the right question than a precise
answer to the wrong question. -- John Tukey as quoted by John Chambers