Re: How to retire a bug tagged wontfix,woody?
Kevin Glynn <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Andreas Metzler writes:
> > On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 03:03:31PM +0200, Kevin Glynn wrote:
> > > I am the (new) maintainer for mozart. I have one Serious bug
> > > outstanding:
> > >
> > > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?pkg=mozart).
> > >
> > > The bug was tagged wontfix, woody. The bug has been fixed in versions
> > > later than woody. What should I do? Will this just hang around
> > > forever?
> > [...]
> > Basically that is up to you as maintainer. Having open bugs in the BTS
> > tagged woody that you are not going to fix only serves one purpose:
> > documentation. If you do not think this is necessary close it.
> > Personally, for this specific bug I'd keep it open just a little bit
> > longer until sarge is released.
> Thanks for the responses. I understand now, I was just worried about
> having open 'Serious' bugs so close to a freeze ....
Then downgrade it. There's a mismatch there anyway. A serious bug
should *never* be tagged as wontfix. Either it needs to be fixed or
it's not really serious.
You win again, gravity!