Bug#572033: debbugs: The bug list should display the master bug when bugs are merged
tag 572033 wontfix
On Mon, 01 Mar 2010, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> I've merged a few bugs (275949, 382871, 429270, 435562, 443119,
> 454063, 474690, 544824, 563712 and 572009), making 572009 (the most
> recent one) the master bug.
There is no "master bug" in a set of merged bugs.
The bug which is displayed when you have repeatmerged off is always
the bug with the lowest number. [In all but unusual cases, that's the
right bug, and in those unusual cases, you should fix up the oldest
It has always been Debian's philosophy in the past to stick to what
makes sense, regardless of what crack the rest of the universe is
-- Andrew Suffield in 20030403211305.GD29698@doc.ic.ac.uk