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Bug#515601: lintian: false positive changelog-file-not-compressed if corresponding file is small

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:

>> I believe that if you install them with dh_installchangelogs, they'll
>> be compressed.  I think that's the way you're "supposed" to install the
>> upstream changelog.
> No matter how the changelog is installed, dh_compress is the *only*
> thing in debhhelper that will compress it, and it will always compress
> changelogs no matter their size.

Oh, thank you for the correction.

Micha, is it possible that you called the debhelper scripts in the wrong
order?  If, for example, you called dh_installchangelogs after
dh_compress, that could cause this problem.

Is the package where you encountered this problem publicly available?  I'd
be happy to take a look at it and try to understand what happened.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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