Re: [RFS]: digitaldj
On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 03:22:03PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 09:43:16AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > 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.
I think it's a reasonable practice to only include the changes since the
last version in the archive; anything more is redundant. I'd say the real
bug is not sending the changes to the submitter when the bug is tagged