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Re: Fix a bug located in a dependency

Hi Jörg,
* Jörg Sommer <joerg@alea.gnuu.de> [2007-05-24 13:19]:
> I really would like to hear you oppinion about the following matter:
> Package A depends on libB. There's a bug in libB. A bug report was files
> to package A, because the submitter spotted the bug in package A.
> What would you, as maintainer of package A, do?

Reassign the bug to libB.

> What do you think about leaving the bug report as is and close it by
> adding a dependency on the next release of libB, that fixes the bug.

I don't see any reason for this. If your software just needs 
libB and libB is missing the proper dependencies you could 
to this as a workaround, but I would not close the bug then 
with the new upload since the lib is still missing 
Kind regards
Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - nion@jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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