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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Promote meaningful changelog entries!
  • From: Marcus Rueckert <mrueckert@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:45:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070220134554.GV8139@xxxxxxx>
On 2007-02-20 02:41:07 -0300, Cristian Rodriguez R. wrote:
> Marcus Rueckert escribió:
>
> > right. but often users might care why you did the version upgrade. so it
> > is nice to outline/summarize at least the most important changes.
>
> does **users** actually read that ? probably only advanced users ;-)
>
> IMO, the rpm changelog is not the place to be verbose about changes in
> the packaged **software itself**, that's the reason why the NEWS ,
> CHANGELOG and vendor websites exists. upstream authors already provide
> that information why on earth we should duplicate information ?

because e.g. autobuild people read it. and depending on the freeze
situation the information there gives us an hint if we can still include
the package or not. cristian... check the changes entries from the php5
package in factory e.g.

darix



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