[Reportbug-maint] Bug#562912: /usr/bin/querybts: Error retrieving report #562904
morph at debian.org
Tue Dec 29 07:58:25 UTC 2009
thanks for your report.
On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 07:39, Dan Greene <dan-greene at wi.rr.com> wrote:
> Package: reportbug
> Version: 4.9
> Severity: normal
> File: /usr/bin/querybts
> When trying to retrieve bug report #562904, the following happened:
> $ querybts 562904
> foundpackage = info.split('Package: ').split('\n')
> IndexError: list index out of range
The problem is that the reporter of 562904 used a non-standard way of
specifying the package affected by the bug (because he didn't use
as defined here: http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting .
I'll run a check on the bts archives to check how many occurrences of
such wrong pseudo-headers are there: if it's just one bug, I'll try to
fix it, else I'll implement a case-insensitive split in reportbug.
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
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