Launchpad Refuses Remote Bug Link

Asked by Richard Laager

I'm trying to link a remote bug link to a Launchpad bug like I've done a million times, but it's not working. The Launchpad bug is and the upstream bug is:

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Graham Binns (gmb) said :

This is occurring because the URL you've entered is in a shorthand format that Launchpad doesn't recognise (see the bug that I've linked to this question). I've added the watch to the remote bug's full URL; I'll ask an admin to link the watch to the GnuCash bug task so that statuses are synced properly.

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Richard Laager (rlaager) said :

Odd. I tried a longer form as well. It wasn't show_bug, though, I don't think.