[Reportbug-maint] Bug#744284: reportbug shall be coded in C and belong to apt-get

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Sat Apr 19 15:31:00 UTC 2014

>    * What led up to the situation?
>     heavy application for a simple bug report

care to explain what is heavy in reportbug?

>    * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
>      ineffective)?
> it needs a lot of packages and fload of non necessary stuffs the box

the packages are needed for the core functions of reportbug to work,
but I guess you could have used --no-install-recommends switch of
apt-get  to install only the required dependencies.

what's the not necessary stuff you're refrerring to?

>    * What was the outcome of this action?
> Reading the book of C from Kevin
> and coding a lightweight C based reportbug
> it is just based on simple networking

did you take some time to understand all the steps reportbug guide you
into, and how a proper debian bug report is made of?

>    * What outcome did you expect instead?
> this post reportbug will be not considered as usually by the review.
> No one is really interested in coding versatile light-weight applications.

are you?

> apt-get is awesome and shall remain an elite software/app to take example on.

they serve different tasks; it's like comparing a shell with a browser
- they simply don't fit.

I was tempted to close the report with this reply, but I'd like to
hear what your replies will be.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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