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Re: subscribing to pseudo-package bugs ?

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 03:27:57PM +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> Package: qa.debian.org
> Severity: wishlist
> But yes, you can subscribe to pseudopackages via the PTS, just as you
> can subscribe to any package. You will get a warning that there is no
> such package, but that's just that -- a warning. After confirmation,
> you'll be subscribed to that pseudo-package's bug reports just as if
> with a real package.
> Of course it's a minor bug that this warning is given (and that it's not
> *that* clear it's a warning and not an error). Therefore I've cc'd
> submit@bugs.debian.org.

The warning is:
  upgrade-reports is neither a source package nor a binary package.
  It may be a 'virtual package' or a mistake...

upgrade-reports is a pseudo package not a 'virtual package', so
the warning is wrong because it is neither a 'virtual package'
nor a mistake.

I don't think the PTS can handle 'virtual packages' because by
definition they have no maintainers.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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