Guidelines for huge spec changelogs?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Fri May 25 14:36:17 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 10:30 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Friday 25 May 2007 10:29:12 Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > In other words, you are proposing to use detached changelogs instead of
> > inlined ones ...
> For archived changelogs.  Really, do you need all the changelogs _in_ the 
> package from the late 90s?
No, actually, I never understood the usefulness of inlined changelogs,
neither in VCS's (e.g. CVS's $Log$) nor in rpm.specs.

If one insists on inlined changelogs, I don't see any problems in
manually pruning them to "usable shape". It's what I've been doing with
my packages.


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