[libvirt] [PATCH] Delete changelog from RPM specfile

Jiri Denemark jdenemar at redhat.com
Wed Jul 2 20:13:57 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jul 02, 2014 at 17:26:25 +0100, Daniel Berrange wrote:
> The RPM changelog is intended to provide information about changes
> to the packaging, but as used we're filling in psuedo release
> notes. As a result the Fedora RPM changelog for libvirt shares
> nothing in common with the upstream RPM changelog. The mingw
> RPM changelog meanwhile is empty which is more common for upstreams.
> Having the psuedo release notes in the upstream spec makes life
> marginally more tedious when rebasing Fedora, since it shows up
> as a massive diff when comparing. Since the upstream changelog
> doesn't really serve the intended purpose just remove it. We
> already ship the full ChangeLog and NEWS files in the RPM itself
> which provide more useful info.

And deleting the changelog makes libvirt.spec.in consistent with



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