Do you use Binary package hint: line in bug description?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Jun 9 17:32:20 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 01:15:55PM -0400, James Westby wrote:
> I don't think I've ever needed to know which particular binary package
> of a source is at fault.

This was exactly the logic for Launchpad Bugs being source package oriented,
rather than binary package oriented like debbugs.  The binary package hint,
IIRC, was a hedge in case that information turned out to be used by more
people or tools than we expected.

 - mdz

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