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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>'".
> 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 ..'
I prefer this way, and it is the one deverloper's reference suggests.