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Bug#356182: please improve mass-submitter-changing (aka new email address)

reassign 356182 devscripts
forcemerge 433169 356182

On Fri, 10 Mar 2006, Bastian Venthur wrote:
> This is a pretty uncomfortable, especially when you have filled more
> than, say 50 bugs.
> A better solution would be to allow a pattern like:
> submitter all <old address> <new address>
> where "all" is a wildcard and stands for all bugs filled by the old
> address.

The solution is actually to make bts (the command in devscripts)
slightly more powerful, which I have done with the patch for #433169.

If you apply that patch, you can then do the following:

bts submitter $(bts select submitter:foo@old.com) foo@new.com;

or similar bouts of madness.

Don Armstrong

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completely wrong. Life was often very expensive; you could get death
for free.
 -- Terry Pratchet _Pyramids_ p25

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