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Re: Closing bugs such as 210560

John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> writes:

> Russell writes:
>> Should Debian users be expected to forward their bug reports upstream
>> instead of filing Debian bug reports?
> I certainly prefer that bug reports be filed against my packages in the
> Debian BTS rather than sent upstream.  When they are upstream bugs I can
> send them there, often with additional information.

In fact, the policy says something like "... if the maintainer got the skills, 
he should help the upstream solving internal problems of the program.", that's
why I think the bug should be filed in the BTS as a bridge to help somehow
with the good maintenance of the package. 

>> It has always been my understanding that bugs should be reported to the
>> Debian developer.
> That has been my understanding as well.
>> If someone wants to go through all my KDE bug reports, figure out which
>> ones haven't been fixed and file some upstream reports then that would
>> probably be useful.
> I've always assumed sorting such things out to be one of the duties of a
> Debian maintainer.
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> John Hasler
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