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Re: Closing bugs or tagging??

On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 04:58:53PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 03:48:12PM -0600, Adam Majer wrote:
> > I just saw in package coolman there is a normal bug filed against it that
> > is 1.5yrs old - it is tagged potato. Shouldn't bugs like that be closed if
> > they don't apply to current versions in unstable?  It is not a security
> > bug and so it can't be fixed in potato anyway. 
> It is useful to track these bugs, especially when there are folks using
> potato who might encounter them.  The open bug provides a place for patches,
> workarounds, etc. and also can indicate whether the bug is fixed in
> unstable.  This information can allow the user to fix the problem by
> patching or upgrading.
> Bugs tagged 'potato' should naturally be closed when woody is released.

Then almost all bugs should be tagged potato or stable since they will never
make it to stable?

- Adam

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