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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mail/imapproxy
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 03:17:01PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Alistair Crooks <agc%pkgsrc.org@localhost> wrote:
> > this url is liable to change over time - it's not versioned in any way
> > - could you please put a short, concise, succinct, cogent and relevant
> > list of changes between the old and new versions into the commit logs,
> > when upgrading packages, please?
> I know the desired practice here, but the package has not been updated
> for 8 years, and all we have is a 636 line long ChangeLog. There is
> nothing more concise. I have no iead of the relevant list of changes (I
> did the upgrade for TLS support, the other new stuff is of no interest
> to me), and I thought it would be a bad idea to copy more than 600 lines
> in the CVS commit message.
yeah, i was rather hoping that the person who updates the package
would make a summary of the changelog - they should have a better
insight into why the package was updated than the rest of us.
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