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Re: Policy on removing %changelog entries?



On 08/27/2009 01:21 PM, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> What is the policy regarding deletion of individual entries in the
> middle of %changelog?
> 
> A developer added a %changelog entry to each of my cloud daemons'
> packages, on the main fedora-cvs devel branch of each.
> 
> Then, a day or so later, after other %changelog entries had been added
> by me...  the same developer removed one %changelog entry from the
> middle of %changelog, and added another entry at the top.
> 
> I thought the policy was to never delete %changelog entries, ever?

Yeah, you really shouldn't delete %changelog entries. The only
reasonable exception is that if you wanted to archive really old entries
to keep the spec file small, I think that has been done in the past.

~spot


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