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

On 17 Apr 2006, Christian Marillat spake thusly:

> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:
>> On 16 Apr 2006, Christian Marillat uttered the following:
>>> 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]
>> So changes made in packaging are relevant, as well as "other"
>> changes -- which caninclude significant changes upstream.  The
>> bottom line is not one of NIH -- the changelog should contain
>> enough information for the target audience to decide whether or not
>> to install the upgrade.
> A copy and paste from the NEW file is certainly useless.

        If the NEW file provides information relevant to an end user
 reading the output of apt-listchanges, and helps them decide if they
 want to upgrade or not, it is not useless.

"Sudden de-compression Sucks!" Dennis Robert Gorrie,
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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