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Re: Testing excuse: introduces new bugs?

On Aug 22 2015, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 09:54:10PM -0700, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm struggling to understand the testing excuses for s3ql at
>> https://qa.debian.org/excuses.php?package=s3ql. Among other things, it
>> says:
>> * s3ql (source, amd64, i386, arm64, armel, armhf, mips, mipsel, powerpc, ppc64el, s390x) has new bugs!
>> * Updating s3ql introduces new bugs: #792685
>> However, the s3ql version in unstable is only affected by one bug
>> (#771969), and that bug also affects the versions in stable and (before
>> removal) testing:
>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?package=s3ql
>> Why does britney think that migrating s3ql would introduce bugs?
> Because you marked bug #792685 fixed in a non-existent version.  You need to
> mark the bug fixed in the version that actually fixes it, or else do an
> un-versioned close.

Oh, ok. My intention was to use the upstream version in which it was
fixed. I was assuming the BTS would infer that it has been fixed in any
debian version based on that one (or a newer one).


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