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Re: Bug#276871 acknowledged by developer (Bug#276871: fixed in gdm

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 11:12:22AM -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez <roberto@familiasanchez.net> wrote:
> I looked at all the bugs for gdm and the bugs you reopened were tagged
> as upstream and/or fixed-upstream.

And as the bug reporter, you never get the message that says that the
bug has been tagged. *That* could be subject to a bug report to b.d.o.

> I don't think that the bug closures
> were meant to imply that you requested a new upstream version, just that
> the bug has now been fixed in the upstream release.
> Personally, I will list multiple bugs in the new upstream release line
> in my changelog, if they are actually fixed.

I don't want to repeat what has been said over and over each time such
issues has been raised, but basically, i'd expect the changelog to at
least say what kind of bug is fixed or even better what has been done so
that the bug was fixed, instead of just closing in this way. The Closes:
facility in changelogs is not a bare replacement for the bts close command



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