Re: RFS: sysinfo -- simple GNU/Linux program that displays computer/system information
On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 09:18 -0600, Carlo Segre wrote:
> This raises a question. If I have been packaging some software for some
> time and finally decide to get it into Debian, should I wipe out the
> entire changelog, remove any epochs that might have been used, etc?
> My guess is yes because one would not want to imply that there were
> previous versions in the Debian archives. Any thoughts?
I think the changelog is important, so do not delete it. But the epoch
should go IMHO for the initial Debian package release, you can use
Conflicts/Replaces to help upgrading.