Re: Automatic trimming of changelogs in binary packages
19 septembre 2022 23:19 "Bill Allombert" <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit:
> Le Tue, Sep 06, 2022 at 07:13:30AM +0200, Gioele Barabucci a écrit :
>> On 18/08/22 21:18, Gioele Barabucci wrote:
>> Does anybody have objective objections against activating automatic
>> changelog trimming in binary packages?
>> a couple of weeks since the initial email (thanks everybody for the input),
>> my reading is that there is now consensus in going ahead with the proposed
>> automatic trimming of changelogs.
> Count me out. changelog embbed Debian history. The very first entries
> are often very important.
They can be important _in the source package_. I have yet to see binary packages
for which having access to early debian/changelog entries matters at all.
( debian/NEWS is another story of course, and these are not affected).