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Re: Package upgrade in Debian without corresponding changelog entry



On Saturday 30 January 2010, Ben Finney wrote:
> So, the version was upgraded to ‘1.2.1-1+b1’, but there latest
>  entry in the changelog is still only ‘1.4.1-1’. There is no entry
>  describing the changes in the latest release of the package, as
>  specified in policy §4.4.
> 
> How does this occur? A conversation on IRC suggested it might be
>  related to binNMU upgrades, but I don't know enough about that
>  aspect to judge.
> 

/usr/share/doc/mercurial is a symlink to mercurial-common. And 
mercurial-common is arch all and not rebuilt for binNMUs. So maybe a 
(minor) bug in mercurial?


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