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) My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/ Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi _______________________________________________ Reportbug-maint mailing list Reportbugfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/reportbug-maint