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Re: divergence from upstream as a bug

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 12:07:04PM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> was heard to say:
> A saner solution would be to only use the BTS when it's not possible
> to discuss the patch with upstream. We could do the following:
> - add pseudo-headers in the patches for:
>   + URL of the bug that the patch is fixing (could be a Debian
>     bug or an upstream bug, or even another distro's bug)
>   + URL of the discussion (patch, ML thread) happening upstream about
>     this patch

  It seems to me that if you also add a pseudo-header for the bugs
that are relevant to a patch, the BTS could automatically incorporate
the patch into the bug log, and set any states that are deemed


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