Bug#210160: www.debian.org: add headers to "You've sent email to email@example.com." message
Version: unavailable; reported 2003-09-08
Please add the complete original headers when you send
"You've sent email to firstname.lastname@example.org." messages, so we can figure
out what happened.
Indeed, I did not send mail to email@example.com, but perhaps "info"
I sent like this
Received: from master.debian.org (master.debian.org [184.108.40.206])
by linux3.cc.ntu.edu.tw (Postfix) with ESMTP id 5FA25CACF6
for <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Mon, 8 Sep 2003 12:25:00 +0800 (CST)
Received: from debian by master.debian.org with local (Exim 3.35 1 (Debian))
id 19wDZO-0006yq-00; Sun, 07 Sep 2003 23:24:06 -0500
Subject: Re: is your /usr/share/info/dir in perfect shape?
From: Debian GNU/Linux <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2003 23:24:06 -0500
Hello potential user of Debian GNU/Linux!
You've sent email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Unfortunately nobody will
read it. Don't Panic! There are many sources of information on
For general information on Debian, please investigate our web site,
<http://www.debian.org/>, and our ftp site, <ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/>.
Our FAQ will answer many of your questions. Please refer to it at
<http://www.debian.org/doc/FAQ/> or <ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/doc/FAQ/>.
Postscript, text, html, and info versions are on the ftp site.
We have a very active user mailing list where Debian users and
developers can answer your questions. You should subscribe to the
mailing list before sending email to it. Subscribe by sending
email to debian-user-REQUEST@lists.debian.org with the word
`subscribe' in the subject. You can also use the form at
<http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/subscribe.html>. Once you're
subscribed, just send your question to email@example.com.
If you would like to contact Debian developers, send email to
If you would like to file a bug against a Debian
package, see <http://www.debian.org/Bugs/> or
<ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/doc/bug-reporting.txt> for instructions.
If you would like to make the developers aware of a Debian security
problem in a discrete manner, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email regarding the web site should be addressed to email@example.com.
If you have a complaint about the veracity of this information or
desperately need to talk to a real person, send email to Guy Maor
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. Please do not bother Guy with questions that would
be better addressed with one of the above avenues.
$Id: autoreply-debian,v 1.1 2003/08/12 19:20:36 joey Exp $
Your email is appended:
>Gentlemen, the Info dir on my system is not in tip top shape, and may
>not be also on yours. Try this simple test for duplicate entries:
>$ sort /usr/share/info/dir|uniq -d|fgrep \*
>* patch: (diff)Invoking patch. Apply a patch to a file.
>* sdiff: (diff)Invoking sdiff. Merge 2 files
>* testsuite: (autoconf)testsuite Invocation. Running an Autotest test
>So some packages are using install-info imperfectly.
>Maybe instead of relying on perfect use of install-info by each
>package, perhaps just remaking /usr/share/info/dir from whatever info
>files are on the system might be less error prone?
>$ sed -n 's/:.*//p' dir|sort|uniq -d
>for me reveals that I need to do
>$ install-info --remove /usr/share/info/sh-utils.info
>as apparently that wasn't done when those tools were moved to a
>different package. Same with fileutils...