[Reportbug-maint] Bug#685828: reportbug: package version can't be left blank

Raphael Geissert geissert at debian.org
Sat Sep 1 22:49:55 UTC 2012

On Saturday 01 September 2012 16:40:02 Sandro Tosi wrote:
> Can you please specify what's the use case for not providing the
> version header? even the instruction on the BTS recommends to include
> it.

When the exact affected versions are not known (such as when a security issue 
is reported) it is best not to specify any version. That way it won't affect 
the package's testing migration or anything.

Once determined, the not/affected versions can be marked approprietly.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
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