[CentOS-devel] Do not update packages without changelog please
lowen at pari.edu
Mon Oct 9 15:49:29 UTC 2006
On Sunday 08 October 2006 18:57, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 20:07 +0200, Milan KerÅ¡lÃ¡ger 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.
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