Re: Bug in auto-closing of bugs through changelog entries
On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 09:44:06AM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 05:04:23PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> > I don't recall this being discussed before...
> Yes, it has. Many people think it makes sense to have a simple
> sanity check to prevent typos. But as when the thread came up this
> time, there are always those with corner cases who shout the
> proposal down.
This problem is becoming increasingly irritating as the (absolute,
all-time) bug numbers increase.
To me, the solution seems obvious: Count bugs separately for each
package and include the package name in the "bug ID", e.g. glibc/1,
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