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Bug#509732: Debian policy doesn't feature RC bugs

On Sat, 27 Dec 2008, José Luis González wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 19:46:36 -0800
> Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
> > Whether we decide to release with bugs of serverity >= serious in
> > pseudopackages is a decision for the release managers, and the
> > information for them to make that decision can be made available
> > to them if it is not already available.
> May I know if the BTS is part of that information?

The BTS provides the information as to which bugs have severities
which are defined as release critical. The RMs make the final
decisions as to which bugs *are* release critical, but they record
this decision in the BTS by setting the severities.

> This bug is about the Debian Policy, not about the debian-policy
> package.

They are one and the same. [If you're refering to how Debian actually
operates and does things, wether debian-policy is the appropriate
place to file bugs depends about what you're actually talking about.]

Don Armstrong

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