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9.6. Adding Change Log Entries

The change log usually appears at the end of a spec file and is marked with %changelog. It holds messages for each significant change. You should add a change log entry for each major change to the application. For example, if you download a new version of the software you are packaging, add a change log entry for the new version:
* Fri Jun 21 2002 Bob Marley <>
- Downloaded version 1.4, applied patches
* Tue May 08 2001 Peter Tosh <> 1.3-1
- updated to 1.3