[Reportbug-maint] Bug#643785: reportbug should not description boilerplates for pseudo-packages

Arno Töll debian at toell.net
Thu Sep 29 16:31:56 UTC 2011

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.2.1
Severity: wishlist

Newer versions of reportbug display a boilerplate in some experience levels
which is not helpful at all for pseudo-packages.

Please do not display:

Please consider answering these questions, where appropiate ***
   * What led up to the situation?

for pseudo packages in any case, including but not limited on reporting bugs to
wnpp and ftp.d.o.

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

Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-1-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/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.6.6-14
ii  python-reportbug  6.2.1   

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
ii  debconf-utils                            1.5.41     
ii  debsums                                  <none>     
ii  dlocate                                  <none>     
ii  emacs22-bin-common | emacs23-bin-common  <none>     
ii  file                                     5.04-5+b1  
ii  gnupg                                    1.4.11-3   
ii  postfix [mail-transport-agent]           2.8.3-1    
ii  python-gtk2                              2.24.0-2   
ii  python-gtkspell                          <none>     
ii  python-urwid                             <none>     
ii  python-vte                               <none>     
ii  xdg-utils                                1.1.0~rc1-2

-- no debconf information

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