Usage of reportbug with Debian provided smtphost (Was: Bug#980765: eigensoft: absolute path to fixgreen in /usr/bin/ploteig)
On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:12:05AM +0000, Tony Travis wrote:
> The problem with "reportbug" is that it needs an MTA configured on the
> system you are reporting from but most people like me using Ubuntu do not
> use "mutt" and a local MTA.
That's not true any more. Either you remove your ~/.reportbugrc than
it will be created properly from scratch or you add a line
This works like a charm for years.
> Furthermore, the Ubuntu "apport" system is for
> reporting BUGs in Ubuntu and I realise that the Debian-Med team are the
> people doing the packaging of this software. I've also reported a BUG in
> "metaphlan2" to the Debian-Med list, but I will try my best to use
> "reportbug" again: The last time I tried I gave up in frustration!
Please let us know about the actual output that might create frustration
at your side. ;-)