[Mageia-discuss] Unhelpful update changelogs
alien at rmail.be
Wed Jan 4 23:33:04 CET 2012
Op woensdag 04 januari 2012 18:35:44 schreef Manuel Hiebel:
> Le mercredi 04 janvier 2012 à 18:04 +0100, Antoine Pitrou a écrit :
> > Hello,
> > Not sure I'm missing something, but when there's a software upgrade
> > available (either in rpmdrake, or in the update manager), say today's
> > Pidgin:
> > Version : 2.10.1-1.mga1
> > Version actuellement installée : 2.10.0-1.1.mga1
> > the changelog doesn't display specifically the changes for that update:
> > * dim. 11 déc. 2011 13:00:00 CET fwang <fwang> 2.10.1-1.mga1
> > + Revision: 180554
> > - new version 2.10.1
> > fix CVE-2011-3594: UTF-8 validating incoming messages before
> > passing them to glib or libpurple Fix a memory leak when
> > admitting UTF-8 text with a non-UTF-8 primary encoding Fix
> > crashes and memory leaks when receiving malformed voice and
> > video requests
> > + dmorgan <dmorgan>
> > - New version 2.10.0
> > * mar. 29 mars 2011 14:00:00 CEST dams <dams> 2.7.11-1.mga1
> > [etc.]
> > How am I supposed to know what changed between 2.10.0-1.1.mga1 (the
> > installed version) and 2.10.1-1.mga1 (the proposed upgrade)? This
> > happens with many/most packages, btw, not just Pidgin.
> > (would be useful, wouldn't it ? :-))
> > Thanks
> > Antoine.
> Yep there is a bug opened against the show of the advisory in rpmdrake and
> one open for the changelog (and now closed iirc). :s
> As a workaround you can use the ml and/or the rss feed.
actually, isn't the changelog wrong too?, how can the user have 184.108.40.206.mga1?
if that doesn't exist, according to the changelog?
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