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Re: Automatic trimming of changelogs in binary packages

> On 14 Sep 2022, at 10:37, Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2022 at 03:09:07PM +0300, Hakan Bayındır wrote:
>> Yes, you’re right. However, my reservation is whether dpkg is more prone to
>> breaking in disaster recovery scenarios. Reading a gzipped file is always
>> simpler than querying a DB via more abstraction.
> Honestly though, the way to track down a regression is to read
> /var/log/dpkg.log, not changelogs.

Does /var/log/dpkg.log contain why my VPNs suddenly don’t connect or my daemon behaves differently after the last update? I thought they’re delivered through news and changelogs.

Actually, OpenVPN’s changing defaults are nicely delivered through NEWS and changelogs, so I know why things broke at the first place.



> -- 
>     w@uter.{be,co.za}
> wouter@{grep.be,fosdem.org,debian.org}
> I will have a Tin-Actinium-Potassium mixture, thanks.

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