On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 12:16 AM, Dominic Hargreaves <d...@earth.li> wrote:
> 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.

you had doubts about what caused to select the BPO list, so not so obvious?

>> > 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.

no surprise then that it repotbug didnt act as you wanted.

> 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.

So I think it would be obvious as well to check the manpage/--help to
look for options that might do what you want?

  -V PKGVERSION, --package-version=PKGVERSION
                        specify the version number for the package

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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