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Re: you have to tag sid bugs (was: Release-critical Bugreport for July 5, 2002)

On Mon, 8 Jul 2002, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 12:26:38PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> > Severity of a bug has nothing to do with it's real RCness.
> I am talking about the bugscan report which is titled "Release Critical
> Bugs". Since it has options like "remove" I fail to see why I should asume
> it has no meaning to woody (obviously it has not, I just missed the
> announcement?).

The release manager(RM) uses that as input, but that's not the sole input.
Common sense is also invovled.

The RM has access to the RC bugscan data, and can exclude bugs from being
listed.  There are also potato/woody/sid tags, which any developer(including
the RM) can make use of.

Severity is only a starting point.  And, I have plans to separate this
distinction officially, when I have time.

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