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

Mon Oct 9 12:46:57 UTC 2006
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Sun, 8 Oct 2006, Johnny Hughes wrote:

> On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 20:07 +0200, Milan Ker?láger 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.
> > 
> > Also there is almost no documentation even FC6 devel tree has a same
> > package with a lot more docs:
> > 
> > http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/i386/os/Fedora/RPMS/perl-IO-Socket-SSL-1.01-1.fc6.noarch.rpm
> > 
> > There is still a question if the "stable" tree of CentOS 4 Extras should
> > have latest and greatest package (in compare with FC4 or FC5 tree).
> 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.

I was wondering if something was wrong with the RPMforge package, when I 
noticed that 1.01 was released. So that one will be available from 
RPMforge shortly as well.

Requests for updates can be made via suggest at lists.rpmforge.net

Kind regards,
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