[Reportbug-maint] Bug#526110: Template scripts should be able to add attachements

Michael Stapelberg stapelberg at debian.org
Thu Jan 2 18:09:35 UTC 2014


Michael Stapelberg <stapelberg at debian.org> writes:
> Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> writes:
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:01:39PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>>> I’m considering to add a /usr/share/bug/$package/script file to one of
>>> my package that would attach (possibly after getting permission from the
>>> user) a configuration file. Currently, I’m only able to include it in
>>> the mail body, which I find unpleasant. In my case, it might even be
>>> problematic, as spaces and tabs are important, and the editor might
>>> break that.
>>> Therefore, I’d like to be able to tell reportbug to attach a specific
>>> file. This would avoid such issues and also make the bug reports much
>>> easier to read.
>> I'm in a similar situation. I want to attach larger amounts of data to a
>> bug report. Doing that in the mail body makes the bug report almost
>> unreadable. So I would very much welcome also if reportbug offered the
>> ability to add information to bug reports as attachments via a
>> bug-script.
> I wrote a patch which adds support for this (see attachment).
> Sandro, you seem to be the current reportbug maintainer. Is there any
> chance we can get a relatively quick upload of a new version of
> reportbug (6.4.5) with this patch applied? Is there anything I can do to
> help? We’d really like to change our bugscript to use this mechanism
> ASAP — the reports are really inconvenient to handle because of the mail
> body length, but at the same time, the information itself is really
> valuable.
Friendly ping. My last message was nearly a month ago. Any chance that
we can get a new upload with this patch merged? As stated previously,
it’s fairly urgent for us :). Thanks!

Best regards,

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