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Re: Debian bugs belong to the Debian BTS

On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 11:36:49PM +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > This is ludicrous. There is no advantage to anyone if obvious
> > upstream issues pass through debian BTS. Packaging bugs
> > to debian BTS, upstream bugs to upstream BTS. If unsure,
> > to debian BTS.
> Reporting upstream is not always easy. E.g. the KDE bug system knows nothing 
> about kgpgcertmanager but a package of this name exists.

that's why I said if unsure, debian BTS. 

> The only thing I found was:
> http://bugs.kde.org/simple_search.cgi?id=kgpgcertmanager

> The bug there is closed and kgpgcertmanager still _always_ crashes. So, it is 
> not obvious if this is a packaging or upstream problem. Maybe you can tell, I 
> cannot.


This appears to be the same bug, and for some weird reason this has been
marked invalid/closed. They seem to suggest that it is a cryptlug bug.

anyway, kmail encryption features are kinda useless without
pinentry/gpg-agent in sid...

> I would then have to file the bug upstream against kmail? kgpgcertmanager does 
> not even depend on kmail. And now?

I've never used kgpgcertmanager anywhere else than via the kmail menus, so
the kmail/encryption target would be natural target for me... 
kgpgcertmanager could recommend atleast kmail as there is not much use
for it without it.
> BTW: Is there any way to get the upstream maintainer email address or URL 
> without downloading the source package?

the copyright file or google search... however, most upstream authors do
not wish to be contacted directly to private email.

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