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Re: Fixed bugs

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 09:42:25AM +0200, Tore Anderson wrote:
> * Martin Michlmayr
>> Also, some sponsors upload packages in a (wrong) way which tags
>> bugs as "fixed" instead of closing them properly.
>   I suspect this may be caused by the sponsorship page, which
>  instructs the sponsor to rebuild the sponsored package using
>  "dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -m'Happy Sponsor <nice@foo.bar>'".
>   Naturally, this will be interpreted as a NMU, hence the fixed tag.
>   The correct would be to replace -m'Happy Sponsor ..' with
>  -k0x<sponsor's PGP key ID>;  then changelog-closed bugs would be
>  closed properly. 

Either that or building with -uc -us and using debsign afterwards.
(Both debsign -k0x<sponsor's PGP key ID> and -m'Happy Sponsor ..'
work correctly).

I prefer this way, and it is the one deverloper's reference suggests.
             cu andreas

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