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Re: Bug#551386: Per-package link to upstreams bugtracker

On Sat, 17 Oct 2009 23:27:45 +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:

> Therefore, I’d find it handy to have, on the header of the package’s bug
> page a link "Search upstream bugtracker" that directly sends me to the
> upstream bugtracker, ideally to a search request for all bugs affecting
> this particular program/component.

I agree, and we had a similar discussion during Debconf in the Debian
Perl Group. [0]

> Implementation-wise, this is probably best implemented via a new
> control header, similar to Homepage, containing the URL. But of course
> I’m open for other ideas.

In order not to bloat the Packages file we where thinking about a
header in debian/copyright (which has, according to DEP5, already
information about the Upstream-Author and Upstream-Source).

But there may be other and better places to put the information.


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