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Bug#523436: NEWS.Debian should be shown with a trailing blank line

Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> writes:

> this is ugly and I would like for it not to happen:
>   http://people.debian.org/~adeodato/tmp/2009-04-10/apt-listchanges_NEWS.png
> I think apt-listchanges could be smart and add a blank line between
> packages if one is not present, but I wonder if lintian should emit a
> warning as well, or NEWS.Debian without a trailing blank line are just
> correct. In that case, please reassign back to apt-listchanges only.

I agree with everything you said and think that a Lintian warning for not
having a trailing blank line is appropriate, at least until
apt-listchanges is fixed.  This always bugs me when I see it too.

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

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