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Re: Good communication with upstream is good idea


On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 11:45 +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 01:43:13PM -0700, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> > 
> > You can close Launchpad bugs in Ubuntu packages from Debian.  The "LP: ######"
> > syntax lets bugs get autoclosed when your package is synced to Debian, or
> > when it's merged by an Ubuntu developer.
> Interesting...
> Does it work exactly like for the Debian BTS: i.e. it must be part of
> the .changes files? I ask the question because for the primer3 package,
> a Ubuntu user contacted Upstream for LP:191053, Upstream released a new
> version that I packaged, but the Ubuntu user did not close the Launchpad
> bug. In the next Debian upload, I can add a LP: 191053 tag in the
> changelog, but if it is not associated with the upload that actually
> corrected the bug it will be messy. If I add it deeper in the Debian
> changelog, will it do its magic?

It has to be in the .changes file. It works exactly like DAK's behaviour
for bug closing.


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