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Re: [RFS]: digitaldj

On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 09:43:16AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Yes, I was referring to the second paragraph in section 6.3.1 of the
> developer's reference:
> > Focus on what was changed---who, how and when are usually less
> > important. Having said that, remember to politely attribute people
> > who have provided notable help in making the package (e.g., those
> > who have sent in patches).
> In this case, it is important to note what actually changed in the
> package. Personally, I dislike the "maintainer upload, closes:"
> convention, and prefer to re-summarize the changes so that it is clear
> which bugs are being acknowledged.  Remember that, when you use
> Closes:, the submitter of the bug only gets a copy of your most recent
> changelog entry, so they won't see what the NMUer wrote.

... unless you use the -v option to dpkg-buildpackage to include the
changelog entries from all the NMUs, which I personally think should be
best practice.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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