[Reportbug-maint] Bug#570939: reportbug: report-with keyword only adds dependencies, not recommendations and suggestions

Mike Hommey mh+reportbug at glandium.org
Mon Feb 22 12:13:20 UTC 2010

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.10.2
Severity: wishlist

>From README.developers.gz:
  Related packages
  Often programs are distributed across several different packages, for
  example an upstream package 'foo' may be packaged in Debian as foo, libfoo,
  foo-common and foo-data.  In such cases it can be useful to include related
  package information in bugreports, to minimise the need for 'moreinfo' requests
  to the submitter :) This is done by adding a "report-with" header to the
  control file::
          report-with: foo libfoo foo-common foo-data
  Package information will be added to the bug report for each extra package

It unfortunately only adds direct dependencies for these packages, not their
recommendations nor suggestions.

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="glandium at debian.org"

** /home/mh/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "2.58"
mode advanced
ui text
realname "Mike Hommey"
email "mh+reportbug at glandium.org"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.31-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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)
ii  debsums                       2.0.48     tool for verification of installed
pn  dlocate                       <none>     (no description available)
pn  emacs22-bin-common | emacs23- <none>     (no description available)
ii  exim4                         4.71-3     metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-tran 4.71-3     lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                          5.04-1     Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                         1.4.10-2   GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  python-gtk2                   2.16.0-2   Python bindings for the GTK+ widge
pn  python-gtkspell               <none>     (no description available)
pn  python-urwid                  <none>     (no description available)
ii  python-vte                    1:0.22.5-2 Python bindings for the VTE widget
pn  xdg-utils                     <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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