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

Vladimir Stavrinov vs at inist.ru
Thu Oct 22 10:14:41 UTC 2009

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

> 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.

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