On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 11:41:21PM +0100, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 11:17 PM, Dominic Hargreaves <d...@earth.li> wrote:
> >> what is the package that generates this behavior for you? what version
> >> do you haev installed of that pkg?
> >
> > #801545 (sorry, I drafted this bug before the bug number for the previous
> > bug came back and forgot to edit).
> >
> > I currently have 1:5.0.2-1~bpo8+1 installed.
> 
> here  you have your reason

That much is obvious, but it doesn't really help to find a fix.

> > No, as I said I'm trying to file a bug against the version of the
> > package in stable.
> 
> it was not clear at all from your OP
> 
> > I have the bpo version installed on my system in
> > order to gather additional information about whether the bug still
> > applies. It's completely wrong to force the submission address in this
> > case.
> 
> how do you instruct reportbug to report the bug against the stable version?

I didn't; I just invoked reportbug in the normal way 'reportbug'
and was not given a chance to provide a version.

The correct fix sounds like it would be to pick the destination
after the bugreport is edited rather than before. If that's too hard,
allowing the user to override the destination if (maybe just if it's
a non-default one) would help - or of course to allow the user to
override the version number earlier.

Dominic.

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