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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

 - mdz

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