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Re: reportbug reports are not sent

Chris Knadle <Chris.Knadle@coredump.us> writes:

> It looks to me like reportbug still submits bug reports via smtp.
> /etc/reportbug.conf on my local machine it's set to use "submit", but
> the man page for reportbug.conf indicates that this means "submission
> address -- i.e.  the email address submit@bugs.debian.org -- not a
> submission port over the web.

> The way I tested this without sending an actual bug report was to set
> Exim4 via /etc/default/exim4 to QUEUERUNNER='queueonly', restarting
> Exim4, and creating a bug report.  The mail then only gets queued, not
> sent, so it shows up via 'mailq' and can be removed via 'exim4 -Mrm
> <message ID>' so that it won't get sent when setting the QUEUERUNNER
> back to 'combined'.

I believe this is a per-user default, so if you had previously run
reportbug on that system, you may have an existing configuration that says
to use your local SMTP agent.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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