[Reportbug-maint] Bug#625654: reportbug: Please add support for debbugs.gnu.org GNU bug tracker

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Wed May 4 21:19:20 UTC 2011

On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 22:36, Reuben Thomas <rrt at sc3d.org> wrote:
> Package: reportbug
> Version: 4.12.6ubuntu1

err.... reportbug is maintained in Debian, and ubuntu version is just
a brain damaged modified one, so better if you use the original :)

> Severity: wishlist
> Since debbugs.gnu.org is a debbugs instantiation, I thought it should
> Just Work(TM), but it doesn’t. I hope I’m missing something simple.

indeed it should.

> If I add the following as "gnu" to /etc/dpkg/origins:
> Vendor: GNU
> Vendor-URL: http://www.gnu.org/
> Bugs: debbugs://debbugs.gnu.org
> then I can say
> reportbug --bts gnu emacs
> and get a list of two packages:
> 1 emacs23-lucid  The GNU Emacs editor
> 2 emacs          Source package
> to file against, but choosing 1 crashes at the query stage:
> Querying GNU BTS for reports on emacs23 (source)...
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2106, in <module>
>   main()
>  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1045, in main
>   return iface.user_interface()
>  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1637, in user_interface
>   version=pkgversion)
>  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py", line
> 549, in handle_bts_query
>   for entry in hierarchy:
> TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not iterable

This is fixed in recent update of reportbug (in Debian, told you :),
so please try 5.1.1 from Debian unstable and let me know.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
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