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This is a discussion on Upload to experimental closes bugs in BTS? - Debian ; Hello. I've just uploaded a package to experimental, using standard Closes: XXXXXX syntax in changelog. In past, that caused bug XXXXXX to be just tagges as fixed in experimental. This time, the bug was closed. Why? -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: ...

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  1. Upload to experimental closes bugs in BTS?

    Hello.

    I've just uploaded a package to experimental, using standard Closes: XXXXXX
    syntax in changelog.

    In past, that caused bug XXXXXX to be just tagges as fixed in experimental.
    This time, the bug was closed.

    Why?

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  2. Re: Upload to experimental closes bugs in BTS?

    On Sun, 12 Oct 2008, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
    > I've just uploaded a package to experimental, using standard Closes: XXXXXX
    > syntax in changelog.
    >
    > In past, that caused bug XXXXXX to be just tagges as fixed in experimental.
    > This time, the bug was closed.
    >
    > Why?


    Because we track whether a bug is fixed or not by version, not just by
    whether it's been closed or not. See
    http://wiki.debian.org/BugsVersionTracking et al. for more
    information.


    Don Armstrong

    --
    Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
    -- Robert Heinlein

    http://www.donarmstrong.com http://rzlab.ucr.edu


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