Re: When not to close a bug in a changelog...
On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 09:43:17AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> And instead of tagging them "fixed" but not closing them, we can tag
> them "nmu" and close them, and still have a reminder for the maintainer
> that they need to roll in the fixes (if they haven't already).
If someone needs to be reminded, it's better that it's done on the default
package bug list, not the one you get by choosing to see the archive.
(Closed bugs move into the archive section of the BTS 28 days after the last
related message is received.)
> I think it makes a lot more sense to have a NMU close the bug. That way
> the submitter:
> 1) knows someone did something about it
> 2) can go check the fix to see if it works
You could fix this simply by having dinstall copy the message it sends for
NMU'ed packages to nnn-submitter@bugs.
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