[Reportbug-maint] Bug#755495: reportbug should not allow filing bugs against the "general" pseudo-package

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Jul 21 11:21:17 UTC 2014

package: reportbug
severity: wishlist
x-debbugs-cc: debian-devel at lists.debian.org


On Samstag, 19. Juli 2014, Arto Jantunen wrote:
> I don't think reportbug should allow filing bugs against general at
> all. The extremely rare cases when one is needed can be filed manually.

As someone (of the very few people) regularily "maintaining" the general (and 
base) pseudo-packages bugs for some years now, I wholeheartly agree.

(Note that there is also  "#734053 [bugs.debiann.org] please remove the base 
pseudo package")


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