[Reportbug-maint] Bug#746021: reportbug: severity == 'does-not-build' selects severity 'serious' on non release architectures

John David Anglin dave.anglin at bell.net
Sun Apr 27 01:53:55 UTC 2014

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.5.0
Severity: normal

See for example:

I believe 'does-not-build' accurately reflects the situation but package
maintainers do not like the severity selected by reportbug.


-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/dave/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "5.0"
mode standard
ui text
realname "John David Anglin"
email "dave.anglin at bell.net"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unreleased
  APT policy: (500, 'unreleased'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: hppa (parisc64)

Kernel: Linux 3.14.1+ (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_CA.utf8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               1.0.1
ii  python            2.7.5-5+b2
ii  python-reportbug  6.5.0

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                               <none>
ii  debconf-utils                            1.5.53
pn  debsums                                  <none>
pn  dlocate                                  <none>
pn  emacs22-bin-common | emacs23-bin-common  <none>
ii  file                                     1:5.18-1
ii  gnupg                                    1.4.16-1.1
ii  postfix [mail-transport-agent]           2.11.0-1
ii  python-gtk2                              2.24.0-3
pn  python-gtkspell                          <none>
pn  python-urwid                             <none>
ii  python-vte                               1:0.28.2-5
ii  xdg-utils                                1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               1.0.1
ii  python            2.7.5-5+b2
ii  python-debian     0.1.21+nmu2
ii  python-debianbts  1.11
ii  python-support    1.0.15

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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