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Re: outdated changelog timestamps

Adeodato "=?utf-8?B?U2ltw7M=?=" <dato@net.com.org.es> writes:

> * Goswin von Brederlow [Sun, 11 Jun 2006 19:49:50 +0200]:
>> David Weinehall <tao@debian.org> writes:
>>> On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 10:04:48PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
>>>> Sometimes, the changelog will tell you the package was last changed 3
>>>> month ago while actually it was changed yesterday and build and uploaded
>>>> today. This can lead you to go on a wild-goose chase if you do not know
>>>> about the problem.
> [snip]
>>>> Sure but adding entries to the changelog does not magically update the
>>>> date.
>> > Then I suggest you start using dch.
>> Or an editor mode/plugin/whatever that updates the time on save in
>> changelogs. Very usefull.
> And hateful (IMHO) when this results in every commit you do in your
> debian packaging in changes in the timestamp of the changelog (and for
> co-maintained packages, the name as well).

Oh yes, that is another storry then.


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