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Re: how to show upstream changes to the user



Rahul Sundaram píše v Út 27. 01. 2009 v 14:36 +0530:
> Dan Horák wrote:
> > Both sides in the "Lack if update information" thread are true. The
> > presented information about changes is almost useless for the user, but
> > rewriting the upstream changelogs into bodhi is a superfluous burden for
> > the maintainers. There is, in my opinion, a technical solution for this
> > issue that can make both sides happy.
> 
> I didn't ask for upstream changelogs to be rewritten within bodhi. If 
> there is a upstream changelog, just adding a reference would be very 
> helpful. If that can be automated, that's great.
> 
> > And it is new "ChangeLog" tag in RPM. It should be an URL pointing to
> > upstream changelog and GUI package management tools can open a browser
> > window to show the content, like they do for the home page.
> 
> This might solve part of the problem. It doesn't solve the problem where 
> downstream bugs are not referred to or closed for example. The thing is 
> that this process requires human intelligence and cannot be completely 
> automated in all cases.

There is some support in Makefile.common to transfer bug numbers from
package changelog to bodhi.


		Dan



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