On Mon, 2019-04-15 at 20:00 +0200, Ola Lundqvist wrote: > Hi Scott > > I have now walked through the difference in the debian directories between > the version in jessie and stretch updates. > I think there is more work than just a simple changelog update. > > 1) The changelog file contain a lot of changes. I wonder how we generally > should it. If I backport a package from current stable should I keep that > changelog and just add one entry or should I pretent that the jessie > version still apply and add one entry from that one... Not sure myself. [...] Assuming that you are going to take almost all the changes from stretch: 1. Add all the newer changelog entries from stretch to jessie's debian/changelog. 2. Add an entry for the backport version. 3. Use the -v option with the previous jessie version when building the source package. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Make three consecutive correct guesses and you will be considered an expert.
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