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Re: On Bugs

On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 06:25:15AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> important   any other bug which makes the package unsuitable for release. 
> (from reportbug)
> I'd like to get this changed. I think a much, much better definition would
> be as follows:
> important   any other bug which is a severe violation of Debian policy
> 	    (violates a must directive)
> This is intended to cover such things as binaries that don't have source,
> binaries that don't compile from the source that's uploaded, binaries that
> have bad copyright files or licensing problems, and a dozen other things.

It would be useful to have an architecture flag, so that important bugs on
arches that are not released aren't in the way.

Many packages don't compile on the Hurd. So I file important bugs. But of
course, this is not release critical. This has lead to some confusion in the


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