When committing translations directly to SVN
repositories for Debian packages (except for level 1 translations),
translators must update the
This does not apply to level 1 translations, that is the Debian Installer core packages translations. For these translations, no changelog updates are needed.
Each change in Debian packages must be documented in the
Below is an excerpt of the
changelog file for
base-config (2.39) UNRELEASED; urgency=low * Updated translations: - Croatian by Krunoslav Gernhard -- Christian Perrier <email@example.com> Sat, 24 Jul 2004 08:14:13 +0200 base-config (2.38) unstable; urgency=high .../...
This gives the following information:
the last released version of the package is 2.38. The SVN repository currently contains the future unpublished 2.39 release;
the only change which occurred since 2.38 is the update of the Croatian translation (made by Krunoslav Gernhard);
the committer of this change was Christian Perrier.
Different Debian packages may use slightly different methods and
changelog maintenance. When working
with SVN/CVS repositories, using UNRELEASED for the last entry is highly recommended for new unpublished changes.
Using the debchange utility from the
devscripts Debian package for handling
changelog entries maintenance is also highly