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Re: how to correct missing changelog information?

On Tue, 20 Jul 2010, Eric Cooper wrote:
> I recently uploaded a new version of a package and forgot to include a
> (closes: #NNN) line in the changelog for a bug that was closed.  I can
> easily close the bug using the mailserver, but what is the right way
> to correct the changelog file?
> Will it break anything if I simply "revise history" and change the
> earlier version's entry the next time I do an upload?

It will break nothing.  If the bug report contains very important
information which is not available in the changelog itself, it is
actually a good idea to add the reference, as it could help someone
analysing the changelog later.  Otherwise, don't bother.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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