Re: Backports service becoming official
On Mon, 06 Sep 2010 at 17:52:17 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Alexander Reichle-Schmehl writes ("Backports service becoming official"):
> > Because of limitations in the Debian Bug Tracking System, any bugs
> > relevant to backported packages still have to be reported to the
> > debian-backports  list
> What are the BTS limitations ?
I assume the relevant limitation is that in the BTS' data model, each source
package has a single maintainer, whereas the maintainer of a backport isn't
necessarily anything to do with the maintainer of the original package (who'd
end up receiving backport-specific bug reports, if using the BTS).