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Re: Diff emails to debbugs?

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Diff emails to debbugs?
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 01:29:30 +0900

Stefan Monnier writes:
 > >> So perhaps it would be nice if it Cc'd the debbugs address, so the bug
 > >> submitter could easily see what the resulting diff is?
 > > Or even if it could close the bug.
 > Closing the bug wouldn't be a good idea: I regularly install patches
 > which fix part of a bug but not all of it.

Somewhat off-topic because it couldn't be done automatically: what I
do with partial fixes is to close the original bug, and mark it
superseded by a new bug the describes the reduced scope concisely.

Dunno if anybody else thinks it helps, but it does help me personally.

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