[Reportbug-maint] Bug#822691: reportbug: With Mutt 1.6, the -E option should be used so that the draft can really be saved

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Mon May 29 17:06:04 UTC 2017

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On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Vincent Lefevre <vincent at vinc17.net> wrote:
> When the report is not sent, reportbug saves the draft, but with Mutt,
> it currently only saves the template since by default, Mutt internally
> makes a copy for the real message. To avoid this copy and get the real
> draft saved, the -E option (added in Mutt 1.6) should be used in
> addition to -H.
> About the current reportbug behavior and the new option in Mutt, see:
>   https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=695220
> which has just been closed (fixed in mutt/1.6.0-1).

this doesnt work as expected: nor the initial template or the draft
saved by ('q' in mutt to abort the send, 'no' in mutt not to postpone
the msg, 'q' in reportbug to quit and save the draft) contains the
text entered in the mutt edited template.

I'm calling mutt as `mutt -E -H`

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