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Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo.niemeyer at
Thu Jan 21 14:33:16 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 12:12 PM, Michael Vogt <michael.vogt at>
> I was mostly suggesting LP over Closes because git-buildpackage dch
> will pick up `LP` and put it in the debian/changelog and we get
> automatic closing of bugs for free this way. The `Closes` is
> traditionally used for closing bugreports in the debian BTS. I guess
> as long as we don't have to close bugs in the debian BTS I can simply
> write a script that 's/Closes:/LP:/g'. I will look into the best way
> to hook into git-dch.

Right, I'm not advocating changing the convention in debian/changelog. It's
just a s/^Closes:/LP:/ on the git output as you describe.

gustavo @
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