Renaming packages, trimming changelog and re-starting revisions?

Jon Ciesla limb at
Thu May 13 15:12:39 UTC 2010

On 05/13/2010 10:05 AM, Stanislav Ochotnicky wrote:
> Hi,
> we recently started a relatively big rename of several packages
> (jakarta-commons). There seems to be inconsistency as far as changelog
> trimming and revision numbering goes. I could not find anything on that
> point on wiki.
> So:
Personally, I'd say. . .
> 1. Is is required to trim the changelog when renaming package?
Please don't, but do comment on the old name at the relevant changelog 
> 2. Is it required to start counting revisions from 1 again?
May as well, as long as the Obsoletes/Provides are good.
> If there are no MUSTs, what is recommended or considered good practice?
Also, if you like, you could submit a draft for the FPC.
> Thanks,

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