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Re: Bug#88588: libpam-modules: pam-limits.so is broken

>>>>> "Joey" == Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> writes:

    Joey> Of course all of the above makes the flawed assumption that
    Joey> users cannot contribute additional details or reports of a
    Joey> bug to the *same* bug report. And in fact that is a thing we
    Joey> encourage users to do, via reportbug and other tools. It has
    Joey> all the benefits of filing duplicate bugs, and none of the
    Joey> administrative disadvantages.

If users do not file duplicate bug reports, then the maintainer has no
way (other then guessing) how many people the bug affects.

He/she could assume: it doesn't affect me, only one user has
complained, so it probably doesn't affect the majority of users
either. Hence I can treat this bug as a low priority.

Meanwhile lots of users could be complaining - why doesn't this work? 
Oh, a bug report has already been filled, so I shouldn't file another
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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