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Re: Temporary solution for changelog problem in binNMUs


On Tue, 14 May 2013, Игорь Пашев wrote:
> 2013/5/14 Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org>:
> > But ansgar's objection about the duplication of the changelog in multiple
> > .deb when it used to be shared via a symlink also makes sense. As does the
> > fact that there's currently no way to not install some control files.
> What about creating symlinks in /var/lib/dpkg/info/ ?
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/<pkg1>.changelog -> <pkg2>.changelog

That's irrelevant in the scheme where the changelog files are merged in
the dpkg database because you should not have to assume anything
about the file layout and you should use official interfaces
(dpkg-query --control-show) to access the content of the database.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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