[Reportbug-maint] Bug#551983: reportbug: how to send report prepared on other host

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Thu Oct 22 10:16:55 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 12:14, Vladimir Stavrinov <vs at inist.ru> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:44:19AM +0200, Sandro Tosi wrote:
>> Once you have the file with the report in it, can't you just pipe it
>> through (or cut&paste) the MTA of your choice and let it handle the
>> send?
> Yes, I can. But I should supply destination address and subject in this
> case. This is waste work, because this data already included in the
> body.
>> The option you're asking, even if I understand the reasoning behind
>> it, will transform reportbug more and more in a MTA, with is not.
> No. The reportbug already have parser for mandatory headers: take
> subject from it and send mail. That's all. On other hand, I should edit
> this message at least to remove duplicated headers. This make -o and -p
> options useless. In fact You should create two reports instead one only.
> It is easier to create new report, then using template from other host.

Ok: patches appreciated.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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