[Reportbug-maint] Bug#573205: reportbug: Incorrect EMAIL and NAME in sent bug reports

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Thu Mar 11 09:45:34 UTC 2010

Hello Jari,

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 19:32, jari <jaalto at jondo.cante.net> wrote:
> While composing the message, the reportbug(1) responds, after sending
> the report, with a message:
>    Bug report submitted to: "Debian Bug Tracking System" <submit at bugs.debian.org>
>    Copies sent to:
>      Debian Bug Tracking System <submit at bugs.debian.org>
>      Jari Aalto <jari.aalto at cante.net>

so reportbug correctly recognized DEBFULLNAME and EMAIL

> But looking at the bug reports in the BTS, this is not the NAME or
> EMAIL that was used:
>    http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=573197
> I'm not sure where reportbug(1) takes the values for the "From:"
> field. In BTS it reads:
>   From: "jari" <jaalto at jondo.cante.net>

are you send it thru a MTA on your machine? could that it's that one
replacing the sender information? can you test? That seems confirmed
by your email headers:

Received: from [] (helo=jondo.cante.net)	by picasso.cante.net
 with smtp (Exim 4.71)	(envelope-from <jaalto at jondo.cante.net>)	id
 1Np4Eh-0002zW-QZ; Tue, 09 Mar 2010 20:32:56 +0200
Received: by jondo.cante.net (sSMTP sendmail emulation); Tue,
 09 Mar 2010 20:32:55 +0200
From: "jari" <jaalto at jondo.cante.net>
Message-ID: <20100309183255.27024.53115.reportbug at jondo.cante.net>

> Content of ~/.reportbugrc:
>    # ~/.reportbugrc
>    mode            standard
>    email           jari.aalto at cante.net
>    realname        "Jari Aalto"

it's automatically inserted in the bug report (see below) and you
missed to mentioned (as you can see below) the editor configuration:
are you sending your report with 'gnus' maybe?

> ** /home/jaalto/.reportbugrc:
> editor "emacs -nw -q -Q"
> mode            standard
> email           jari.aalto at cante.net
> realname        "Jari Aalto"

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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