So I cleaned out the spam trap...

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Oct 13 03:19:23 BST 2006

On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 02:55:49PM +1300, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> On Oct 11, 2006, at 10:58 AM, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 12:06:54PM -0400, Simon Law wrote:
> > ...
> >> I'm unsure that most on the BugSquad would be interested in this.  I
> >> don't see many people trawling through closed Debian bugs trying to 
> >> tie them into Ubuntu bugs.  Especially when we have new bugs of our 
> >> own to process.
> >
> > The idea is that someone should notice if an important bug is closed in
> > Debian whose fix we should consider pulling into Ubuntu.
> > ...
> The Launchpad model is that where a bug also exists in Debian, you can 
> link the Ubuntu bug report to the equivalent Debian bug report. Then if 
> the bug is fixed in Debian first, Launchpad will notify you.
> That way you don't have to trawl through a list of bugs fixed in 
> Debian. On the other hand, you do have to link Ubuntu bugs to their 
> equivalent Debian bugs in the first place.

If a bug in Launchpad is linked to a Debian bug, we are already notified.
This is about the other 99% of Debian bugs, of which Launchpad is currently

 - mdz

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