Bug#320210: debbugs: Please add possibility to add a non-numerical prefix to bug numbers
On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 06:16:12PM +0200, Daniel Leidert wrote:
> Package: debbugs
> Version: 2.4.1
> Severity: wishlist
> It would be nice, if /var/lib/debbugs/spool/nextnumber would accept and
> understand a construction based on a prefix + a number, e.g. foobar11,
> so different BTS can use their own prefix. E.g. BTS1 uses bug-reprort
> numbers '#btsaxxxxxx' and BTS2 uses '#btsbxxxxxx'. So this would help to
> make it clear, which bug is meant. So bug-numbers are not always #xxxxxx,
> even if they are mentioned in different BTS. Adding a prefix would also
> help to keep track of the origin of a bug-report.
I would suggest, if possible, 'btsa#xxxxxx' and 'btsb#xxxxxx' with
#xxxxxx implicitly defaulting to 'debian#xxxxxx'.