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Re: Forwarding bugs upstream

On Wed, 12 Jan 2011 13:27:23 +0000 (UTC), Sune Vuorela
<nospam@vuorela.dk> wrote:
>On 2011-01-11, brian m. carlson <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net> wrote:
>> I've noticed a trend lately that I am often asked to forward the bugs I
>> report to the Debian BTS upstream, either by the maintainers or
>> automatically by a bug script.  I believe, and I continue to believe,
>I have considered to take this one step further. Close bugs reported in
>Debian BTS with a severity of important or less that is a bug that
>should primarily be fixed upstream.

This attitute of the Qt/KDE team has stopped me from repoting bugs in
KDE packages completely.

>Currently, the debian Qt/KDE team has around 800 open, non-forwarded
>bugs reported against their packages. I would guess that maybe 20 of
>them is packaging issues. But we can't find them. 

Just usertag the non-packaging issues and filter them out in your

>The rest of the bugs (780 open-non forwarded (and 300 forwarded)) is
>pure upstream issues. 

They're still issues present in current Debian.

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