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Re: Updated proposal for improving the FTP NEW process


On Mon, Mar 05 2018, Philipp Kern wrote:

> The most common counterpoint to bumping the version is that it's
> harder to get right because for some reason our tools rely on the
> whole delta to be present in the .changes file rather than inferring
> it from the in-package changelog. So bug closure information gets lost
> unless you're careful in how you build the package, which makes it
> more likely to get wrong.

Just a note that dgit always gets this right, including exactly what's
needed in the .changes without user intervention.  So if you're hitting
this often, consider switching to `dgit push-source` and `dgit push`.

Sean Whitton

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