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Re: Temporary solution for changelog problem in binNMUs


[ dropped -release and -wb-team ]

Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> writes:
> One problem that that doesn't solve is what to do when a package would
> be able to borrow its /doc/<package> directory from another package
> (using a symlink) but for the changelog and copyright (which gets even
> harder when binnmus are involved).  See http://bugs.debian.org/556015

Right, that would need looking into. A random idea: if doc/<package> is
a symlink to doc/<other-package>, then copy the binNMU part of the
changelog to doc/<other-package>/changelog.Debian.<arch>.gz, but do not
generate doc/<other-package>/changelog.Debian.gz.


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