Changelog commit

Felipe Sateler fsateler at
Fri Oct 23 17:25:43 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 08:56 +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> David Henningsson schrieb:
> > (I assume upload means releasing a new version, rather than pushing to 
> > the alioth git repository, right?)
> Correct. After you have uploaded a package to the Debian archive you 
> prepare the next upload by creating an empty changelog entry in GIT. 
> After applying all desired changes to the package (which you commit in 
> GIT one-by-one), you create the final changelog entry via 'git-dch' 
> and upload the new revision to Debian.

I'm not quite sure, but I think dch (used to?) choke on empty changelog
entries, and I think lintian will complain too. So putting a "* New
upstream version" is what I do.

Felipe Sateler
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