Bug #1119

Debian packaging doesn't contain mandatory file /usr/share/doc/<package>/changelog.Debian.gz

Added by A. Tuleu almost 10 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:ResolvedStart date:07/31/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:J. Moringen% Done:


Target version:-


for a binary package the presence of this files is mandatory, according to the debian policy manual :

If an upstream changelog is available as plain text, it should also be put here under the name changelog.gz

The presence of these files is expected by some tools like deb-reversion (tool that could be used to change a package name to differentiate between distributions"


#1 Updated by M. Goetting almost 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee set to M. Goetting

#2 Updated by J. Wienke over 8 years ago

  • Subject changed from Debian packaging don't contain mandatory files /usr/share/doc/<package>/changelog.Debian.gz to Debian packaging doesn't contain mandatory file /usr/share/doc/<package>/changelog.Debian.gz

#3 Updated by J. Moringen over 4 years ago

  • Category set to cmake
  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
  • Assignee changed from M. Goetting to J. Moringen
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Has been fixed a long time ago.

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