to pick up the fix for ARIES-861 on karaf 2.2.x branch
AFAIR I already created a Jira for that, but it's not a big deal, go for it in this one
But I searched the karaf jira but can't find the jira you mentioned, I may miss something so if you found it you can link that jira to this one.
No, you are right, the other Jira is to upgrade on trunk (for Karaf 3.0), not on 2.2.x.
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1357112&view=rev for 2.2.x branch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1357121&view=rev for 2.3.x branch