Re: PW#5-12: New upload procedure
On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 13-Jan-1998 23:34:29, Christian Schwarz <email@example.com> wrote:
> > 1. With the current proposal, bug reports are only closed for source
> > uploads. (That's important since we don't want our bugs being closed
> > several times, once for each architecture :-)
> I'm sorry, I missed the definition of a "source upload". Is it only
> one that contains a .orig.tar.gz, or is a new .diff.gz sufficient? If
> the former, it seems overly restrictive: I'm not going to upload a new
> .orig.tar.gz file every time just to get automatic bug closing.
I think we'll use the "Architecture" line in the .changes file to check
for a source upload:
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 14:22:37 -0600
Architecture: source all
So it's up to dpkg-genchanges to decide, whether it's a source upload or
not. AFAIK, the current check of dpkg-genchanges is correct.
But of course, you can always choose to close a bug yourself, just as you
do it now. This can become necessary if a non-source upload (e.g., from
recompiling the package for another architecture) fixes a bug.
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