[Reportbug-maint] Bug#394888: Add option to resubmit report that failed to send

chaica chaica at ohmytux.com
Wed Jun 10 19:49:20 UTC 2009


Thanks for the report,
I guess this report could be merged with #529251.

Carl Chenet

> Reuben Thomas wrote:
> > I presume the file that was saved in /tmp just needs to be fed back
> > into sendmail, but the relevant command might not be obvious to some
> > users (including me!).
> Furthermore, some users (including me :) ) don't have a local MTA at all, and
> rely on reportbug's ability to send directly to bugs.debian.org via SMTP.  In
> this situation, reportbug needs to supply the ability to resend.  Currently, I
> manually edit the file to cut it down to just the body text, then launch
> "reportbug --body=/tmp/thefile buggypackage", and go through the bug report
> process again.
> - Josh Triplett

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