> "Hans-J. Ullrich" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hello all,
> > I wonder, why I never get any feedback to my reported bugs. I am using
> > the commandline tool "reportbug" and the E-mail-addresse is valid.
> > So my questions: Where should I check of misconfigurations ?
> Do you get an ACK from the BTS? Does http://bugs.debian.org/ show your
> bugs after a while?
No, I never did. None of them. Although, the script says, it has been
> > Who shall report a bug as fixed ? The maintainer or the one, who opened
> > the bug ?
> The usual way, if there is such a thing, is for the new source upload
> to contain a changelog entry with 'Closes: xxxx'. That makes the
> archive software automatically close the respective bugs with the
> version of the upload.
> If that was forgotten than the maintainer or the reportee can close
> the bug, preferably with the right version header for the version
> where the bug was fixed. See the docs on bugs.d.o for details of the
> mail interface.
O.k., I understand, everybody, who issure, the bug is fixed, can confirm it.
> But actualy anyone could close a bug. The more removed you are from
> the bug the surer you should be that you are doing the right thing
> though. Wrongfully closing somone elses bug is hummiliating for
> yourself and anoying to the maintainer and reportee.
> When a bug is closed the reportee gets an email from the BTS. Do you
> get those?
No, I never got an email, maybe, because all my reported bugs were not entered
in the bug-database ?