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Dpkg::Changelog::Debian - parse Debian changelogs
Dpkg::Changelog::Debian parses Debian changelogs as described in the Debian
policy (version 188.8.131.52 at the time of this writing). See section
for locations where to find this definition.
The parser tries to ignore most cruft like # or /* */ style comments,
CVS comments, vim variables, emacs local variables and stuff from
older changelogs with other formats at the end of the file.
NOTE: most of these are ignored silently currently, there is no
parser error issued for them. This should become configurable in the
- $c->parse($fh, $description)
Read the filehandle and parse a Debian changelog in it. Returns the number
of changelog entries that have been parsed with success.
Description of the Debian changelog format in the Debian policy:
Mark the module as public.
Frank Lichtenheld, <firstname.lastname@example.org
Raphaël Hertzog, <email@example.com
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