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Re: Processed: tagging as pending bugs that are closed by packages in NEW

On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 07:57:01AM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On 01.02.2012 07:09, owner@bugs.debian.org wrote:

> >># Source package in NEW: boost-defaults
> >>tags 653823 + pending
> >Bug #653823 [release.debian.org] transition: boost-defaults
> Please don't do that.  Aside from being arguably inappropriate
> (along with a bunch of other cases in which pseudo-package bugs are
> closed in package uploads), it's also wrong...

My apologies; I just wanted to mark it closed while it was
top of my mind.  Otherwise, I will tend to forget things.

> The base goal of any transition is for a package (or more commonly
> set of packages) to migrate to testing.  Having the new package
> accepted in to unstable is a key step on the path to that goal, but
> it doesn't resolve anything in and of itself.

I didn't understand that, but it makes sense.  I will reopen the bug
after boost-defaults is processed.  Assuming I remember :-)


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