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Re: Package upgrade in Debian without corresponding changelog entry

Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> writes:

> The +b<N> suffix on the version is indeed a binNMU. That means that the
> source was recompiled without any changes to the source. The changelog
> is the one from the source so it only has the source version as top
> entry.

binNMUs also modify the changelog in the package under normal
circumstances.  The only reason why it didn't in this case is because this
package symlinks the doc directory to another package, as previously
pointed out.

(Another reason to question the usefulness of symlinking doc directories.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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