Re: experimental uploads and closed bugs
* Stephen Gran (email@example.com) [041207 20:10]:
> This one time, at band camp, Frank Küster said:
> > Andreas Barth <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb:
> > > * Frank Küster (email@example.com) [041207 17:40]:
> > >> I'm quite sure I read it somewhere, but cannot currently find it: How
> > >> does the archive software treat bugs that are closed in the changelog of
> > >> an upload to experimental? Are the bugs tagged fixed, or is nothing done
> > >> at all?
> > >
> > > +fixed-in-experimental for maintainer-uploads
> > > +fixed for NMUs
> > Thank for giving me the fish, also to Adeoato. Will you also teach me
> > how to catch it?
> When uploading to unstable a package which had bugs fixed in
> experimental, please consider using the option `-v' to
> `dpkg-buildpackage' to finally get them closed.
> It does not actually say what you were asking, but this is the hint that
> bugs are tagged rather than closed by uploads to experimental. It would
> be nice if it were a little more explicit, I agree.
Do you have a proposal how to write it? If so, please feel free to raise
a bug against the developers reference (or remember me often enough to
fix it :).
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