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Re: RFS: sysinfo -- simple GNU/Linux program that displays computer/system information

On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 05:23:36PM +0100, Laszlo Boszormenyi wrote:
> 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.
Eh?  Do you mean to change the package name when a sponsor is found??

Clear skies,

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