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?