Should packages with PPA lineages preserve their PPA changelogs?

Robert Collins robertc at
Wed Sep 9 02:33:24 BST 2009

On Tue, 2009-09-08 at 20:25 -0500, Ted Gould wrote:

> I've always deleted them and merged them into the Ubuntu upload.  This
> is probably because half of my log messages there are something like:
>    * #$(%*& PPAs.  Bumping version.
> But, other people who are more expert may have different results :)

As long as the ubuntu version is >> the PPA version, so that it upgrades
properly, I think its maintainers discretion. If the changes are
interesting vs the last Ubuntu upload; preserve them [in some fashion].
If not, well there isn't a lot to gain by keeping them.

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