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Re: Bug reports and fixes should be reported upstream



> > The Debian maintainer of the package should forward bugs and fixes
> > to the upstream maintainer.
> 
> The Debian maintainer?  That would me!  What a slacker I am for not
> forwarding a bug that was filed three days ago.
> 
> Guy

Here's a proposal...

A new control file field:

Upstream-bugs: e-mail address

Then the bug system could be modified so that anybody cc'ing a
bug to upstream@bugs.debian.org would add the upstream developers
onto the the list of people who would get the bug.

Simple, eh?

Cheers,

 - Jim




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