[Reportbug-maint] Bug#568980: reportbug: support ftp.debian.org override changes bugs

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Tue Feb 9 07:50:23 UTC 2010

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.10.2
Severity: wishlist


The ftpmasters require[1] now that override change bugs have an specific
layout. It would be cool if reporting a bug against ftp.debian.org
showed an option for it and guided you in filing it.

The format is the following:

The format for such bug reports against the ftp.debian.org

Subject: override: PACKAGE1:section/priority, [...], PACKAGEX:section/priority

Include the justification for the change in the body of the bug please.


[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/08/msg00001.html

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="pochu at debian.org"
DEBFULLNAME="Emilio Pozuelo Monfort"

** /home/emilio/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.47"
mode novice
ui text
header "X-Debbugs-CC: pochu at debian.org"
smtphost reportbug.debian.org

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-trunk-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=es_ES.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                    Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.4-9    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-reportbug              4.10.2     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)
pn  emacs22-bin-common | emacs <none>        (no description available)
ii  file                       5.04-1.1      Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                      1.4.10-2      GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  postfix [mail-transport-ag 2.6.5-3       High-performance mail transport ag
ii  python-gtk2                2.16.0-2      Python bindings for the GTK+ widge
ii  python-gtkspell            2.25.3-4.1+b2 Python bindings for the GtkSpell l
ii  python-urwid          curses-based UI/widget library for
ii  python-vte                 1:0.22.5-1+b1 Python bindings for the VTE widget
ii  xdg-utils                  1.0.2-6.1     desktop integration utilities from

-- no debconf information

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