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Re: [RFC] Package Updates/Bodhi Notification Content Policy?



Erik van Pienbroek <erik vanpienbroek nl> writes:
> Op woensdag 23-07-2008 om 18:51 uur [tijdzone -0700], schreef Peter
> Gordon:
>> 1. Any such notable changes should be briefly described in the Bodhi
>> entry. Essentially, package maintainers should summarize the key points
>> of the upstream changelog for these.

> Maybe it is an idea to add a new rule to the packaging policy, something
> in the line of:
> "If your package update contains a new release from upstream, add a link
> to the full changelog of this new release in the %changelog field"

+1 for that.  The policy Peter proposes is, quite frankly, going to be
ignored --- it's far too much work to lay on package maintainers.
Not to mention that Bodhi hardly provides an interface conducive to
composing large, complex update messages.

			regards, tom lane


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