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Re: Date and Upsteam-URL fields

Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.iki.fi> writes:

> pe, 2006-06-09 kello 22:04 +0200, Bill Allombert kirjoitti:
>> Sometimes, the changelog will tell you the package was last changed 3
>> month ago while actually it was changed yesterday and build and uploaded
>> today. This can lead you to go on a wild-goose chase if you do not know
>> about the problem.
> If there were any changes to the package, they MUST be documented in
> debian/changelog. The timestamp in the changelog entry MUST be correct.
> If you're talking about the package build date, e.g. for binary NMUs,
> then that might be a different thing. It would be beneficial for the
> discussion to distinguish this point clearly.
> -- 
> Pink timeout

Atuomatic binary NMUs have an extra changelog entry with the timestamp
of the build. Manual ones should also have the correct timestamp.


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