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Re: When to drop/split/summ changelog files

Re: Bill Allombert 2006-03-28 <[🔎] 20060327223756.GA19592@master.debian.org>
> Please always keep the full Debian changelog information in the package.
> Of course, you can move very old changelog entry to changelog.old or
> changelog.1 if they cause problems, but ship them in the deb.

Please don't even do that, the changelog is meant to be
machine-readable, and unless there is a standard for how to access the
full changelog, don't move it away. And even for humans, "less
changelog" is a easier than "less changelog changelog.old" etc.

cb@df7cb.de | http://www.df7cb.de/

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