Re: teaching users how to submit good bug reports
On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Brian May wrote:
> On 23 July 2010 10:03, brian m. carlson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > You can use "smtphost reportbug.debian.org" in the configuration file.
> > As for blocking direct outgoing SMTP connections:
> This is news for me. Is there any thoughts on making this the default?
It is the default, though it'll ask you some questions to try to find
a better host, iirc.
> Based on what you say, it seems to use port 587 by default; is this
Yes, because outgoing 587 is less likely to be blocked than 25.
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