[Reportbug-maint] Bug#392465: Bug#392465: reportbug: exim4 nonlocal

Sandro Tosi matrixhasu at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 06:16:22 UTC 2008

thanks for the follow-up

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 01:15, redomen <redomen at charterinternet.com> wrote:
> Package: reportbug
> Version: 3.42
> Followup-For: Bug #392465
> I just ran into the same problem, reportbug said the messages were being
> sent but when I happened to look at /var/log/exim4/mainlog I saw the
> following:
> 2008-07-23 15:28:39 1KLmp5-0007Vw-2Y ** redomen at charterinternet.com
> R=nonlocal:
> Mailing to remote domains not supported
> 2008-07-23 15:28:39 1KLmp5-0007Vw-2Y Frozen (delivery error message)
> dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config fixed it but a lot of bug reports never
> went through.

But this is not a problem in reportbug itself but in the configuration
of the local MTA. There is no right action we can do about it. I'll
try to make it clearer in the documentation and the pre-submit page
for reportbug that the MTA should be set-up and working correctly to
let reportbug do its job.


Sandro Tosi (aka morph, Morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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