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Re: Proper way of closing *old* bugs

On Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 05:55:05PM -0500, Adam Majer wrote:
> My question is, is it now appropriate to use the changelog as a crutch
> to close bugs that have nothing to do with the upload?

No; however, in this case, the bugs *did* have something to do with the

> I was always under impression that *old* bugs should be closed by
> sending an email to nnnn-done@bugs.debian.org saying that you are
> closing it because it was fixed some time ago, etc.. etc..

Right, but that only applies if they have been fixed *in previous
versions of the Debian package*. This upload is about bugs having been
fixed in previous versions *of the upstream package*, which is not the
same thing.

Fun will now commence
  -- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4

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