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Re: Some doubts about patching

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 11:41:24AM +0200, Jose Antonio wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been checking the website of "Release-critical bugs status" at
> http://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/debian/all.html. And I have several
> questions:
> * I have installed Wheezy but not Sid nor Squeeze: Can I filter the bugs to
> find only those corresponding to Wheezy?

The second set of tags indicate what releases a bug applies to: O for oldstable
(lenny), S for stable (squeeze), T for testing (wheezy), U for unstable (sid)
or E for experimental.

> * Imagine that I start to create a patch: How do I know that there is any
> maintainer developping a patch for the same bug?

I don't know how you could know that.

> * If I create a bug: Do I have to sign it before sending it to the DM or DD
> that maintain the package? And if so, my key is not in keyring.debian.org,
> is there a problem?

Anyone can report a bug without signature.


Bart Martens

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