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Re: debian revision numbers for gnome-utils

On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 05:28:52PM +0100, Jochen Voss wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 02:56:46PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > In short, it's up to you.
> I was told that "Closes: #12345"-like entries in the changelog
> only close bugs which are mentioned in the most recent release.
> You must close bugs in older (but not uploaded) releases
> manually.

You can compensate for this with the little-known -v option
to dpkg-buildpackage.  If you're building version 1.3, and
the latest version in the archive is 1.1, you can specify
-v1.1 to get all the changelog entries after 1.1 in your
changes file.

Richard Braakman

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