> I'm not talking about removing ALL of them. Just the REALLY
> tell me - when was the last time you needed, in your server room, to
> know what changes were made in 1998 to a package?
Right! But look what year it is now.
I'm talking about deleting changelog entries OLDER than a certain point.
Really, this is very package dependent - some subsystems are very
to a particular distribution release (because they depend on very
specific features), others packages can happily be dropped in 5-years-
old systems after just a rebuild.
then like owen suggested: how about the most recent year or the last 10,
whichever is more?
As a matter of fact, since a RHEL lifetime is 5 years truncating
anything older than that would probably be ok. But there *will* be
people who install a first-gen RHEL2.1 (because that's the version their
OS dpt validated) near RHEL2.1 end-of-life who'll then update it
partially or completely to the latest updates. So in some cases, 5y is a
This is not a discussion of rhel.
this is fedora-devel-list.