On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:39:38 +0100, "Adam D. Barratt"
<a...@adam-barratt.org.uk> wrote:
> In order to determine whether a particular upload is "descended" from
> any other previous upload, the information used by the BTS is generated
> by parsing changelogs and building a tree of uploads, with each stanza
> being considered as the descendent of the stanza prior to it. This is
> why an upload that does not include the changelog stanza from an NMU
> will cause the BTS to consider that any bugs closed in the NMU have been
> subsequently reintroduced in the later upload.

Thanks, I didn't know about that — that's rather nifty!



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