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



Daniel Stone <daniels@debian.org> writes:

R> On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 12:02:42PM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
>> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:
>> > * Christian Marillat:
>> >> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:
>> 
>> [...]
>> 
>> >> Where are you reading that ?
>> >
>> > An upstream change is a change to the Debian package, too, and listing
>> > them is expressly allowed under the "other changes" option.
>> 
>> I'm sorry but no. Read again. The Debian changelog is for Debian changes
>> not upstream. For that we have a changelog file and a NEW file.
>> 
>>       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.
>
> Does it say that everything else is specifically excluded?  Do you
> really have nothing better to do with your life than argue semantics
> about an ambiguous sentence[0].
>
> Please get off this list and do something more productive with your
> time.

<PLONK>

Christian



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