Comment 7 for bug 684764

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James Westby (james-w) wrote : Re: [Bug 684764] Re: LP: #xxxx in the commit message should trigger --fixes lp:xxxx

On Wed, 09 Feb 2011 20:36:56 -0000, Samuel Bronson <email address hidden> wrote:
> Do we really want *every* launchpad bug mentioned in a commit message to
> be considered fixed by the commit in question? Couldn't one be mentioned
> in any other capacity?

Yes, but if you say "LP: #XXXXX" then it will close the bug on
upload. It's a specially defined syntax to mean "closes this
bug". Therefore I think this change would be appropriate. If you want to
talk about a bug but not close it then use a different syntax (I have
done this many times).