[Reportbug-maint] Bug#538021: reportbug: --configure should offer to enable tls

Jerome Reybert jreybert at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 13:46:25 UTC 2009

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.5
Severity: wishlist

The configuration of reportbug could be improved if it offered a way to
enable "smtptls" during the MTA configuration. Like this (just after the
smtpuser configuration):

  Do your SMTP host asks for TLS auth? [y|N]

For the moment, the .reportbugrc must be edited by hand in order to add
the line:

Not so intuitive.

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/jerome/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "4.5"
mode advanced
ui text
realname "Jerome Reybert"
email "jreybert at gmail.com"
smtphost "smtp.gmail.com:587"
smtpuser "jreybert at gmail.com"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (800, 'stable'), (700, 'unstable'), (600, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                           0.7.21     Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.4-2    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-reportbug              4.5        Python modules for interacting wit

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  debconf-utils                 <none>     (no description available)
pn  debsums                       <none>     (no description available)
pn  dlocate                       <none>     (no description available)
ii  exim4                         4.69-11    metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-tran 4.69-11    lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                          5.03-1     Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                         1.4.9-4    GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  python-gnome2-extras          2.25.3-2   Extra Python bindings for the GNOM
ii  python-gtk2                   2.14.1-3   Python bindings for the GTK+ widge
pn  python-urwid                  <none>     (no description available)
ii  python-vte                    1:0.20.5-1 Python bindings for the VTE widget

-- no debconf information

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