Big changelog.gz file duplicates in libsnmp-base and libsnmp9 packages

Bug #127839 reported by Mantas Kriaučiūnas on 2007-07-23
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
net-snmp (Baltix)
Medium
Mantas Kriaučiūnas
net-snmp (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
net-snmp (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Big (750kb) changelog.gz file duplicates in libsnmp-base and libsnmp9 packages (look at folders /usr/share/doc/libsnmp-base/ and /usr/share/doc/libsnmp9 )

libsnmp9 depends on libsnmp-base, so instead of file

https://bit.ly/2BtN52W

changelog.gz is compressed file, so, it takes ~750kb in LiveCD and in Ubuntu mirrors for each architecture - libsnmp9 binary package doubles in size because of this unneeded file :(

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. We were wondering if this is still an issue for you. Can you try with the latest Ubuntu release? Thanks in advance.

Changed in net-snmp (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Chuck Short (zulcss) wrote :

No response from user, closing.

Changed in net-snmp (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Won't Fix
Mantas Kriaučiūnas (mantas) wrote :

Big changelog.gz file duplicates in libsnmp-base and libsnmp packages bug was fixed in Ubuntu 7.10, I've just read changelog.Debian.gz file from Gutsy's packages:

net-snmp (5.3.1-6ubuntu2) gutsy; urgency=low
  * Do not install the upstream changelog in libsnmp10 and libsnmp-base.
  * Symlink files common in libsnmp10 and libsnmp-base.
 -- Matthias Klose <email address hidden> Fri, 05 Oct 2007 14:55:58 +0200

But this bug still exist in latest Debian package libsnmp-base_5.4.1~dfsg-12_all.deb :(

Changed in net-snmp (Ubuntu):
status: Won't Fix → Fix Released
Changed in net-snmp (Baltix):
assignee: nobody → Mantas Kriaučiūnas (mantas)
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → baltix-3.0
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in net-snmp (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in net-snmp (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
tranadols (tramadols) on 2019-02-13
description: updated
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