apt-listbugs removed from main packages

Tim Webster tdwebste at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 17:37:38 BST 2009

Where is the ubuntu bug list source? Perhaps I can patch apt-listbugs
for ubuntu.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 6:11 PM, Reinhard Tartler<siretart at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Tim Webster <tdwebste at gmail.com> writes:
>> FINE!! What needs to be done to make apt-listbugs refer to ubuntu bugs?
> Perhaps it should check and report for both debian and ubuntu bugs? The
> main problem with ubuntu bugs in launchpad for apt-listchanges is that
> the bugs itself do not list the affected versions in its metadata. This
> information from the debian BTS is used by apt-listbugs to show only
> bugs that are actually affecting the given package. So apt-listbugs will
> almost certainly be less useful for released versions of ubuntu in
> general. It is however possible to check for bugs that have a
> distrobugtask created, which is a manual process.
> If you want to help out, I'd suggest to contact the authors. According
> to [1], that would be Ryan Niebur and Francesco Poli.
>> How much difference is there between ubuntu and debian outside of
>> main?
> See the bottom of the pages [2] and [3] for a detailed statistic.
> [1] http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/a/apt-listbugs/apt-listbugs_0.0.96/apt-listbugs.copyright
> [2] https://merges.ubuntu.com/main.html
> [3] https://merges.ubuntu.com/universe.html
> --
> Gruesse/greetings,
> Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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