[Reportbug-maint] Bug#480563: Doesn't strip binary NMU version (+b1, +bN etc.) when reporting bugs

Aaron M. Ucko ucko at debian.org
Fri Jul 18 19:42:09 UTC 2008

"Sandro Tosi" <matrixhasu at gmail.com> writes:

> I'm more inclined to Chris' position (not strip because binNMU can
> introduce bugs not present in previous version) but DDs more
> experienced than me can have a wider view and a different opinion.

I'd tend to agree -- better to err on the side of sending extra
information, which the BTS can presumably at least arrange to ignore
for the time being if fully handling it is too involved.

Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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