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Re: Proposal: Handling of changelog bug closures in Debian derived distros

Anthony Towns wrote:
> Presumably Debian should REJECT uploads with an Origin: field other than
> "debian", no?
Might be nice, on the other hand...

> Would it be more pleasant to have something like:
>> foo (1.0-2naibed1) naibed/quux; urgency=low
> instead?

...wouldn't something like this amount to having
> Distribution: naibed/quux
in .changes. This might actually be desirable and would be already
implemented in dak?

> Would it be worth requiring:
>> foo (1.0-2) debian/unstable; urgency=high
> or
>> foo (1.0-2) unstable; urgency=high, origin=debian
> for Debian uploads?

Wouldn't the benefit be deminished by dch et al. producing changelog
entries suited for upload to Debian by default?
If derivatives change this, their packages woudln't go into Debian anyways.


Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/

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