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Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e")

On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 09:07:00PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:

> OK.  Let me ask you this question: what if the maintainer uploads a
> new upstream release which happens to fix bug #xxx, and then sends
> a message by hand to xxx-done@bugs.debian.org with the message
> "This bug is fixed in upstream version x.y.z".
> Do you have a problem with this and if so why?

Yes.  There is no record in the package that a bug report in the Debian BTS
was closed in this version.  What about other users who experienced the same
bug?  Is it so hard to explain what bug was fixed, and if possible, how it
was fixed?

Would you upload a new kernel-source saying "Closes: #242141" rather than
"apply patch from 2.6.48 to fix root security hole in nanosleep()"?

 - mdz

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