[Reportbug-maint] Bug#776228: Re: Bug#776228: reportbug: should check for duplicate bug reports

Roland Illig roland.illig at gmx.de
Sun Jan 25 18:06:09 UTC 2015

Am 25.01.2015 um 18:57 schrieb Sandro Tosi:
>> I reported (what I thought was) a bug in Reportbug, and the maintainer of that
>> package complained about duplicate bug reports, and rightly so. To avoid this
>> situation, Reportbug should check for possible duplicates when a bug is
>> entered.
> nope, that's a task for the bug reported, and also the reason
> reportbug presents the list of open bugs.

I'm sorry, there was a misunderstanding. The textmode version of 
reportbug indeed checks for duplicates, but the GUI version doesn't. So 
that version should be fixed.


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