Closing an issue

When closing an issue (whether a bug report, a task, or a support request) a number of steps need to be taken. The tracker status should be changed to ``Done'' and the issue ``Closed''. In addition, a message should be included which states the repository revision and the relax-commits mailing list archive link (with the message-id) in which the issue was solved. If multiple commits were required, then include all the revisions and as many links as possible (if a task required many commits, the relax-commits links could be skipped). An example is bug #7402 where the closing comment was:

This documentation bug was fixed in r2641. The commit message is located at https://mail.gna.org/public/relax-commits/2006-10/msg00073.html (Message-id: <E1GYG4l-0002kK-Jx@subversion.gna.org>).

The relax user manual (PDF), created 2016-10-28.