[CentOS-devel] Do not update packages without changelog please

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Mon Oct 9 15:57:03 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 11:49 -0400, Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Sunday 08 October 2006 18:57, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 20:07 +0200, Milan Keršláger wrote:
> > > I see that there are updates and no lines with reasons in the SPEC file
> > > (%chagelog). Please include changelog messages to allow track the
> > > changes and reasons for this (when something breaks for example). Also
> > > there are a tools for tracking changes in the updated system by emailing
> > > %changelog changes together with sw updates.
> 
> > That is because this is the original release of that package for CentOS
> > in extras ... there is therefore nothing to change in a changelog.
> 
> > It is a first build done of that package ... and I did not use the FC
> > package.  It is a simple repackaging of the CPAN module in a standard
> > perl template.
> 
> As a suggestion, the changelog should have a line saying that this is the 
> initial packaging.  Changelogs should never ever be empty.

It does :-P ... it says:

* Sat Oct 07 2006 Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> - 1.01-1.c4
- built for c4 extras

Thanks,
Johnny Hughes

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