All reports of debian-changelog-file-uses-obsolete-national-encoding for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:
The Debian changelog file must be valid UTF-8, an encoding of the Unicode character set.
There are many ways to convert a changelog from an obsoleted encoding like ISO-8859-1; you may for example use "iconv" like:$ iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 changelog > changelog.new $ mv changelog.new changelog
Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 4.4 (Debian changelog:
debian/changelog) for details.
Severity: serious, Certainty: certain
Check: changelog-file, Type: binary
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