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Re: Moving binary packages between source packages, and closing bugs

On Sat, 03 Oct 2009, Frank Küster wrote:
> assume a binary package A has been built from source package X, but
> a new upload of source packages X and Y moves it, and it is now
> built from Y. Now, will the changes file of Y properly close the bug
> in A? In other words, will the BTS be aware of the change in source
> package before the changes file is processed?

The BTS won't know before, but it's not a huge deal. Bugs which are in
two different source packages are a bit problematic, but so long as
its fixed in at least one of them, it's fine.

Don Armstrong

Nothing is as inevitable as a mistake whose time has come.
 -- Tussman's Law

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