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Re: RC buggy package migrated to testing

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"Paul Wise" <pabs@debian.org> writes:

> On Nov 29, 2007 9:48 AM, Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam@benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> > > That does not seem like a very safe default behaviour. When a
> > > new RC bug has been submitted, it's a rather likely situation
> > > that the bug is present in unstable and wasn't present before.
> >
> > I don't see how you get the "and wasn't present before" part of
> > that. Surely this is exactly what version tagging is for?
> Only way would be to map dates to versions.

Not the "only way"; the BTS already has the ability for the user to
*explicitly state* which version of the package has the bug.

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Ben Finney

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