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Re: BTS: How are the bug reports organized?



Then close some bugs :)

No, seriously, that's how it's created but as long as we don't start ignoring
bugs, we'll never see 9999 or 99999 bugs in a single directory.
On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 11:46:07PM +0200, Thomas Schoepf wrote:
> 
> I'm currently working on a tool that automatically fetches all bug reports
> belonging to one package.
> 
> The base url is http://www.debian.org/Bugs/db/ and I always thought that the
> subdirectories were designed so that only up to 999 files go into a single
> directory.
> 
> But today, I noticed that this assumption seems to be wrong when trying to
> download the page for e.g. Bug#8429. It's not in /8/ but /84/.
> 
> So, the directory is only determined by the leading 2 digits?
> If so, what will happen when our bugs reach 6 digit numbers (Currently, the
> number of bug reports seems to grow exponentially...). Putting 10000-1
> files into a single directory doesn't sound very wise to me...
> 
> 
> Thomas
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