Re: Changelog (Was: docbase trouble)
* Olе Streicher <email@example.com>, 2012-01-18, 16:59:
It seems that dh_compress is responsible for the compression. However,
if I switch this off with the rule
lintian complains with the error "changelog-file-not-compressed".
So, do I have now the choice between a broken link in the HTML
documentation and a policy violation? Which one should I choose?
Policy §12.7 says that the changelog files “should be installed
compressed using ‘gzip -9’, as they will become large with time even if
they start out small.” I don't think that the size argument is really
relevant when the documentation is in a separate package (or in a -dev
For my packages, I chose to ignore this Policy requirement when it stood
in my way.