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Re: Hi, my debbugs won't accept bugs

On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 02:18:57PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> When I submitt bugs to my local debbugs I get the following mail:
> Message 1:
> >From mail@alpha Sun Aug 24 14:37:15 2003
> Envelope-to: mail@alpha
> From: root@alpha (Cron Daemon)
> To: mail@alpha
> Subject: Cron <mail@alpha>  /usr/lib/debbugs/processall >/dev/null
> X-Cron-Env: <SHELL=/bin/sh>
> X-Cron-Env: <PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin>
> X-Cron-Env: <HOME=/var/mail>
> X-Cron-Env: <LOGNAME=mail>
> Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 14:37:15 +0200
> *** db-h/35/35.log.new: create: No such file or directory
> B.10617285892297: process failed (512 Bad file descriptor) - now in [PG]B.10617285892297
> *** db-h/36/36.log.new: create: No such file or directory
> B.10617285912304: process failed (512 No such file or directory) - now in [PG]B.10617285912304
> I run the cron jobs as user mail and /var/lib/debbugs/spool/db-h is owned by
> mail.mail.

This is a bug in debbugs; you need to:

  for x in $(seq -w 0 99); do mkdir "/var/lib/debbugs/spool/db-h/$x"; done

Somebody reported this a little while ago too, so it's fixed in my
working tree, but I haven't got round to testing it and checking it in


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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