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Re: Changelog and new version of upstream



On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 00:26 +0200, Christian Jodar wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Just a small question about %changelog section. When RPM is updated only to
> follow new version of upstream package, what should contain the %changelog
> section? Only a small message telling it's using a new source, or a list of
> changes in the application?

I typically just note new upstream version.

> 
> For end user, second solution seems to be better. But it could imply long
> changelog section. 

End users rarely read the changelogs, info about what is new in the new
version should be in the packages ChangeLog file. %changelog is not user
documentation.


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