F-14 Branched report: 20100923 changes

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Sep 24 13:44:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 07:01:16PM +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> Is it really necessary to include entire package change logs in the
> rpm changelog? What is wrong with referencing either the included
> changelog or a URL to a changelog that people can go and reference. I
> remember this being discussed ages ago but I'm not sure if there was a
> packaging policy instigated.

Along the same lines, why should we have RPM %changelog at all?  The
git repo should maintain the changelog which can be automatically
integrated with the binary RPM at build time.  At the moment we have
the same information in at least 2 places.


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