Re: should bugs really be closed?
Adam Heath writes:
> On Tue, 29 Jul 2003, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > well, you can still get the version, when the bug was closed from the
> > changelog. If we do not close the bug, nobody will get a note that the
> > bug has been fixed (in the new default version). Bugs reported for 3.2
> > have been closed when 3.3 became the default version, not earlier.
> > what interest does Debian have in keeping these bugs open?
> What if bugs filed against older versions get cloned to the newer package, the
> newer package closes the cloned bugs, and when the old package is removed, the
> bugs get closed?
suppose I do have a life besides Debian? ;-) If this can be done
automatically it might be worth considering. it's a matter of time you
want to invest.
but again, what interest does Debian have in keeping these bugs open?