[Reportbug-maint] Bug#891144: reportbug: Please no longer default to bug number 999999

Christoph Biedl debian.axhn at manchmal.in-ulm.de
Thu Feb 22 17:11:26 UTC 2018

Package: reportbug
Version: 7.1.8
Severity: wishlist

Dear Maintainer,

when submitting a bugreport (at least by SMTP), reportbug prints an
additional message that probably is found in reportbug/submit.py:485 and
starts with "If you want to provide additional information ..."

There is a default value of which address to amend to, it's
999999 at bugs.debian.org. With the bug number in the BTS approaching
900000 I guess it's about time to change this number in order to avoid



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