Re: Debian bugs belong to the Debian BTS
Adrian Bunk wrote:
> reopen [...]
> it's your responsibility as a Debian maintainer to handle bugs in your
That was not really friendly verbalized, but he's got a point. One of the main
reasons of Bug tracking databases is to annoy developers, so they fix it, but
they also tell _users_ an error is known, and the error is not the users
fault. Knowing something does not work is better than searching, searching,
There is a bug tag named "upstream"  for errors which will be addressed in
later versions of the program. Generally, the debian bug policy says not to
close the bug until the error is gone. That's a good idea. And doing it
consequently means to re-file reports in cases of repackaging.
However, this is a good load of unsexy work and Christopher already does a lot
of that, I guess...