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Bug#194892: debbugs: not installable (experimental version)

On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 12:50:26AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Also, the cronjobs don't seem to work, but that could be due to the
> > fact that I purged and reinstalled it, so that they'd need extra
> > configuration.
> Could you elaborate on how they don't work (perhaps in a separate bug
> report or on debian-debbugs)?

Never mind. I didn't look at them too closely, but it seems to be my
error now. When I thought the thing didn't work, I purged the package;
then the error mails started to appear -- but I thought they appeared
before that, because there were so many of them, and I had been
working on 'the new debbugs' for half an hour or so.

When looking at it more closely, the error was that some binary wasn't
found. Obviously, since I just uninstalled it, and the cronjob didn't
check for that. Which is not your fault either; the cronjobs are in
the debbugs user's crontab, and I placed them there manually.

Wouter Verhelst
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