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Re: Bug#694778: RFS: tcpflow/1.3.0-1 [ITA] TCP flow recorder

On 06-01-13 14:40, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 06, 2013 at 12:04:41PM +0100, Helmut Grohne wrote:
>> you bump the Standards-Version but do not mention which (if any) changes
>> were needed for that.
> In 99% cases, there are no changes needed, so it's pointless to spam the
> changelog, and if some changes did indeed occur, they are not really related
> to the policy itself (merely required by it).
> Noting policy bumps had some miniscule reason before lintian started
> shouting, but nowadays, it is NOT bumping that could be notable.

Yes, normally no changes are needed. But people that we sponsor need to
know that they have to CHECK if they can update the standard. They can
express this knowledge by writing in the changelog that they did not
need to make any changes. So I am in favor of having this in the changelog.


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