Malone: Making Binary Package go away on bugs?

Scott Ritchie scott at
Sat Apr 8 05:00:58 BST 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 22:54 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Brad Bollenbach schrieb:
> > Downsides:
> > 
> > * You won't be able to list/search bugs by SP
> > 
> > * ??
> I don't like the idea, it's one more step for a package maintainer to
> figure out something about the report.
> consider: " wrong color in template", you're widening the
> search space for the package maintainer by a factor of 30. Yes, you can
> ask the bug submitter, but it's one more step. It makes sense for
> packages which have only a few (<=3 ?) packages.
> I see the goal to make the UI more simple for the bug submitter, but
> dropping or not having data is not helpful. same for not having
> architecture and version information.

Why not just add the binary package it was filed against as another
piece of info in the new source bug?  You could even do something simple
like append it to the name.

-Scott Ritchie

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