[Reportbug-maint] Bug#571983: reportbug -N selects original package, not current package

Ben Hutchings ben at decadent.org.uk
Sun Feb 28 18:48:10 UTC 2010

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.10.2
Severity: normal

For example, 'reportbug -N 571279' selects the suspend-script package
although the bug has been reassigned to linux-2.6.


-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
EMAIL="ben at decadent.org.uk"

** /home/womble/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.48"
mode expert
ui text
realname "Ben Hutchings"
email "ben at decadent.org.uk"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers proposed-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-3-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                    Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.4-9    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-reportbug              4.10.2     Python modules for interacting wit

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  debconf-utils                 <none>     (no description available)
ii  debsums                       2.0.48     tool for verification of installed
ii  dlocate                       1.02       fast alternative to dpkg -L and dp
ii  emacs23-bin-common            23.1+1-6   The GNU Emacs editor's shared, arc
ii  exim4                         4.71-3     metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-tran 4.71-3     lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                          5.04-1     Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                         1.4.10-2   GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  python-gtk2                   2.16.0-2   Python bindings for the GTK+ widge
pn  python-gtkspell               <none>     (no description available)
pn  python-urwid                  <none>     (no description available)
pn  python-vte                    <none>     (no description available)
pn  xdg-utils                     <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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