Malone: Making Binary Package go away on bugs?

Brad Bollenbach brad.bollenbach at
Mon Apr 10 18:43:40 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 18:47 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Brad Bollenbach schrieb:
> > On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 22:54 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> >> Brad Bollenbach schrieb:


> > What if we made the "Package Name" field on the edit form work with
> > either binary or source packages, like it already does on +filebug, so
> > it can accept/display either a source or binary package? The main issue
> > I see here would be making clear which source package this refers to, if
> > the value in that field in a binary package. It *should* be clear from
> > the context (because you can search only source package, not binary
> > package bugs), but I'm not sure if that will make sense to most users.
> what about just dumping the binary name to the first comment? "submitted
> for the foo-bin package, which is part of foo-src".

I was going to suggest that option too, my one hesitation being that I'm
leery about dumping stuff into the description. For this specific case
though, it probably wouldn't hurt.


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