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Re: Automatic closing of bugs

On Sat, 3 Dec 2005 03:03, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> Simon Richter wrote:
> > Matthew Palmer wrote:
> >> Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is dig through the Perl
> >> code in merkel:/org/bugs.debian.org/scripts and work out how to add
> >> this functionality.  <grin>
> >
> > You can use "package foo" as a command to control@ to tell it ignore
> > everything that does not affect bugs against foo. I am unsure whether
> > comma notation is allowed (so katie could generate "package bar,wnpp"
> > at the beginning of bug closing emails).
> Yes, but for multi-binary source packages, the package changelog doesn't
> specify which binary package the bug applies to, so katie would have no
> way of knowing whether to say (e.g.) "package bar", "package libbar1",
> or "package libbar-dev".  I think this functionality would have to be
> implemented on the BTS side.

Logically package <foo> should work where <foo> is a source package.  (Because 
its quite common to eg tag multiple bugs pending at the same time).

Andrew V.

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