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Re: Bug#284714: developers-reference: Please document bug handling in experimental uploads (was: experimental uploads and closed bugs)

tag 284714 pending

* Frank Küster (frank@debian.org) [041208 11:15]:
> RCS file: /cvs/debian-doc/ddp/manuals.sgml/developers-reference/developers-reference.sgml,v
> retrieving revision 1.250
> diff -u -r1.250 developers-reference.sgml
> --- developers-reference.sgml	15 Nov 2004 10:35:27 -0000	1.250
> +++ developers-reference.sgml	8 Dec 2004 09:50:05 -0000
> @@ -2099,6 +2099,12 @@
>  We prefer the <tt>closes: #<var>XXX</var></tt> syntax, as it is the
>  most concise entry and the easiest to integrate with the text of the
>  <file>changelog</file>.
> +        <p>
> +If an upload to experimental has a <tt>closes: #<var>XXX</var></tt> in
> +its <file>changelog</file>, the bug is not actually closed.  Instead
> +the tag <tt>fixed-in-experimental</tt> is added to the bug.  Bugs
> +addressed by NMUs to experimental keep the normal behavior, that is,
> +they add the tag <tt>fixed</tt>.
>  	<p>
>  If you happen to mistype a bug number or forget a bug in the changelog
>  entries, don't hesitate to undo any damage the error caused. To reopen

Added (well, a bit changed with first telling that in case of NMUs, only
the tag fixed is added).

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