[Reportbug-maint] Bug#679907: reportbug: Attachments silently dropped when not using internal MUA

Stefano Rivera stefanor at debian.org
Mon Jul 2 12:27:10 UTC 2012

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.4
Severity: normal

I thought this was documented somewhere, but can't see it now...

When using an mua mode (such as mutt), attachments specified with
--attach silently vanish.


-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="stefanor at debian.org"
DEBFULLNAME="Stefano Rivera"

** /home/stefanor/.reportbugrc:
mode advanced

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_ZA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_ZA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               0.9.6
ii  python            2.7.3~rc2-1
ii  python-reportbug  6.4

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                               <none>
pn  debconf-utils                            <none>
pn  debsums                                  <none>
pn  dlocate                                  <none>
pn  emacs22-bin-common | emacs23-bin-common  <none>
ii  file                                     5.11-1
ii  gnupg                                    1.4.12-4+b1
ii  postfix [mail-transport-agent]           2.9.3-2
ii  python-gtk2                              2.24.0-3
ii  python-gtkspell                          2.25.3-12
pn  python-urwid                             <none>
pn  python-vte                               <none>
ii  xdg-utils                                1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-6

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               0.9.6
ii  python            2.7.3~rc2-1
ii  python-debian     0.1.21
ii  python-debianbts  1.11
ii  python-support    1.0.14

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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