15.4 The Debian bug tracking system
The Debian distribution has a
tracking system (BTS) which files details of bugs reported by users
and developers. Each bug is given a number, and is kept on file until it is
marked as having been dealt with.
You should check to see whether your bug report has already been filed by
someone else before submitting it. Lists of currently outstanding bugs are
available on the
elsewhere. See also Check bugs in Debian and seek help,
There may be many release-critical bug reports marked with
FTBFS. This means "Fails To Build From Source".
Instructions for reporting a bug are given at