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On Fri, 12 Mar 2010 17:59:58 +0100, Matti Bickel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> As an alternative, let the ebuild provide a variable that points to
> upstreams online Changelog or something, so you as a human can go parse
> it yourself. But then you could also just take the HOMEPAGE variable
> that's already there.
There is an optional <changelog> tag in metadata.xml.
"Should contain a URL where the location of the upstream changelog can be
found. The URL must be version independent and must point to a changelog
which is only updated on new releases of the corresponding package. (This
also implies that one can link to an automatically updated changelog in
case of vcs snapshots only.) "