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Re: Bug#211243: autopartkit: package description is wrong

On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 01:31, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 09:56:08PM +0100, Daniel Silverstone wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 19:56, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> > > Severity: minor
> > Perhaps I'm alone in thinking this, but surely this is kinda more
> > important than 'minor'.
> Well, it gives warnings in big letters (with priority critical and default
> value no) before it does anything at all. Since the package description isn't
> used during installation at all, I filed it `minor' -- the bug doesn't affect
> the usability at all, and is unlikely to make the user destroy any data
> he/she wouldn't have without it.

Thanks for the rationale.

Right now, it strikes me that the new bugs filed against d-i really
ought to have as full a rationale behind them as possible, rather than
short snippets which only make sense to the filer and perhaps one other
person. That way, innocent bystanders like myself, or perhaps other
people who want to assist, will be able to better choose which bugs to


Daniel Silverstone <dsilvers@digital-scurf.org>

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