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Re: New upstream packages?

On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 02:48:02AM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> Like with many other things in Debian, how you do it doesn't matter as
> long as you don't break things.  Things that should be considered
> include:

>  - Use a -1 Debian revision number for the new upstream release.

>  - Preserve old changelog entries (sounds obvious, but there have been
>    incidents...)

>  - Add an entry "New upstream release" to the changelog.

... and please note that "New upstream release" is not a change that closes
bugs other than wishlist requests *for* the new upstream release; if there
are changes *in* the new upstream release that fix reported bugs, please
enumerate those changes before closing the bugs in the changelog.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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