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Re: libgtk2.0-0: changelog.Debian.gz is not an upstream changelog

Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:

> * Christian Marillat:
>> Apparently you don't understand (or don't care), because this is the second
>> time I file the same bug report (#344125), but as this package isn't a
>> native package the upstream changelog should not be here.
> Accoridng to Policy section 4.4, it's okay to list "other changes"
> (for example, upstream changes) in the Debian changelog.

Where are you reading that ?

Here is the relevant policy :

|      Changes in the Debian version of the package should be briefly
|      explained in the Debian changelog file `debian/changelog'.[1] This
|      includes modifications made in the Debian package compared to the
|      upstream one as well as other changes and updates to the package. [2]
| [...]
| [2]  Although there is nothing stopping an author who is also the Debian
|      maintainer from using this changelog for all their changes, it will
|      have to be renamed if the Debian and upstream maintainers become
|      different people.  In such a case, however, it might be better to
|      maintain the package as a non-native package.


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