[Reportbug-maint] Bug#880857: reportbug: incorrectly suggest installing packages from experimental

Boris Shtrasman borissh1983+bugs at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 06:57:30 UTC 2017

Package: reportbug
Version: 7.1.7
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

When reporting a bug about a package that also have a version in
experimental it suggested me to install a version from there.

Experimental packages should not be suggested during a bug report.


Package: *
Pin: release a=sid
Pin-Priority: 901

Package: *
Pin: release a=experimental
Pin-Priority: 100

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

** /home/boris/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "6.4.3"
mode standard
ui text
realname "Boris Shtrasman"
email "borissh1983+bugs at gmail.com"
header "X-Debbugs-CC: borissh1983+bugs at gmail.com"
smtphost reportbug.debian.org

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (901, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.13.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=he_IL.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=he_IL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_IL.UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US:en (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_IL.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                1.6~alpha3
ii  python3            3.6.3-2
ii  python3-reportbug  7.1.7

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                               <none>
pn  debconf-utils                            <none>
ii  debsums                                  2.2.2
pn  dlocate                                  <none>
pn  emacs24-bin-common | emacs25-bin-common  <none>
ii  file                                     1:5.32-1
ii  gir1.2-gtk-3.0                           3.22.25-1
pn  gir1.2-vte-2.91                          <none>
ii  gnupg                                    2.2.1-5
pn  postfix | exim4 | mail-transport-agent   <none>
ii  python3-gi                               3.24.1-3
ii  python3-gi-cairo                         3.24.1-3
pn  python3-gtkspellcheck                    <none>
pn  python3-urwid                            <none>
ii  xdg-utils                                1.1.2-1

Versions of packages python3-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                1.6~alpha3
ii  file               1:5.32-1
ii  python3            3.6.3-2
ii  python3-debian     0.1.31
ii  python3-debianbts  2.6.3
ii  python3-requests   2.18.1-1

python3-reportbug suggests no packages.

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