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;;; emacsbug.el --- command to report Emacs bugs to appropriate mailing list
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;; Copyright (C) 1985, 1994, 1997, 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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;; Author: K. Shane Hartman
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;; Maintainer: FSF
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;; Keywords: maint mail
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;; Not fully installed because it can work only on Internet hosts.
;; This file is part of GNU Emacs.

;; GNU Emacs is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
;; it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
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;; the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
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;; any later version.

;; GNU Emacs is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
;; but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
;; MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
;; GNU General Public License for more details.

;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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;; along with GNU Emacs; see the file COPYING.  If not, write to the
;; Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
;; Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
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;;; Commentary:

;; `M-x report-emacs-bug ' starts an email note to the Emacs maintainers
;; describing a problem.  Here's how it's done...

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;;; Code:
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;; >> This should be an address which is accessible to your machine,
;; >> otherwise you can't use this file.  It will only work on the
;; >> internet with this address.

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(require 'sendmail)

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(defgroup emacsbug nil
  "Sending Emacs bug reports."
  :group 'maint
  :group 'mail)

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(defcustom report-emacs-bug-address "bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org"
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  "*Address of mailing list for GNU Emacs bugs."
  :group 'emacsbug
  :type 'string)
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(defcustom report-emacs-bug-pretest-address "emacs-pretest-bug@gnu.org"
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  "*Address of mailing list for GNU Emacs pretest bugs."
  :group 'emacsbug
  :type 'string)
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(defvar report-emacs-bug-orig-text nil
  "The automatically-created initial text of bug report.")

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(defcustom report-emacs-bug-no-confirmation nil
  "*If non-nil, suppress the confirmations asked for the sake of novice users."
  :group 'emacsbug
  :type 'boolean)

(defcustom report-emacs-bug-no-explanations nil
  "*If non-nil, suppress the explanations given for the sake of novice users."
  :group 'emacsbug
  :type 'boolean)
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;;;###autoload
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(defun report-emacs-bug (topic &optional recent-keys)
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  "Report a bug in GNU Emacs.
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Prompts for bug subject.  Leaves you in a mail buffer."
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  ;; This strange form ensures that (recent-keys) is the value before
  ;; the bug subject string is read.
  (interactive (reverse (list (recent-keys) (read-string "Bug Subject: "))))
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  ;; If there are four numbers in emacs-version, this is a pretest
  ;; version.
  (let ((pretest-p (string-match "\\..*\\..*\\." emacs-version))
	user-point message-end-point)
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    (setq message-end-point
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	  (with-current-buffer (get-buffer-create "*Messages*")
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	    (point-max-marker)))
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    (compose-mail (if pretest-p
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		      report-emacs-bug-pretest-address
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		    report-emacs-bug-address)
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		  topic)
    ;; The rest of this does not execute
    ;; if the user was asked to confirm and said no.
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    (rfc822-goto-eoh)
    (forward-line 1)

    (let ((signature (buffer-substring (point) (point-max))))
      (delete-region (point) (point-max))
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      (insert signature)
      (backward-char (length signature)))
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    (unless report-emacs-bug-no-explanations
      ;; Insert warnings for novice users.
      (insert "This bug report will be sent to the Free Software Foundation,\n")
      (let ((pos (point)))
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	(insert "not to your local site managers!")
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	(put-text-property pos (point) 'face 'highlight))
      (insert "\nPlease write in ")
      (let ((pos (point)))
	(insert "English")
	(put-text-property pos (point) 'face 'highlight))
      (insert ", because the Emacs maintainers do not have
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translators to read other languages for them.\n\n")
      (insert (format "Your bug report will be posted to the %s mailing list"
		      (if pretest-p
			  report-emacs-bug-pretest-address
			report-emacs-bug-address)))
      (if pretest-p
	  (insert ".\n\n")
	(insert ",\nand to the gnu.emacs.bug news group.\n\n")))
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    (insert "In " (emacs-version) "\n")
    (if (and system-configuration-options
	     (not (equal system-configuration-options "")))
	(insert "configured using `configure "
		system-configuration-options "'\n"))
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    (insert "Important settings:\n")
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    (mapcar
     '(lambda (var)
	(insert (format "  value of $%s: %s\n" var (getenv var))))
     '("LC_ALL" "LC_COLLATE" "LC_CTYPE" "LC_MESSAGES"
       "LC_MONETARY" "LC_NUMERIC" "LC_TIME" "LANG"))
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    (insert (format "  locale-coding-system: %s\n" locale-coding-system))
    (insert (format "  default-enable-multibyte-characters: %s\n"
		    default-enable-multibyte-characters))
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    (insert "\n")
    (insert "Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug\n"
	    "and the precise symptoms of the bug:\n\n") 
    (setq user-point (point))
    (insert "\n\n\n"
	    "Recent input:\n")
    (let ((before-keys (point)))
      (insert (mapconcat (lambda (key)
			   (if (or (integerp key)
				   (symbolp key)
				   (listp key))
			       (single-key-description key)
			     (prin1-to-string key nil)))
			 (or recent-keys (recent-keys))
			 " "))
      (save-restriction
	(narrow-to-region before-keys (point))
	(goto-char before-keys)
	(while (progn (move-to-column 50) (not (eobp)))
	  (search-forward " " nil t)
	  (insert "\n"))))
    (let ((message-buf (get-buffer "*Messages*")))
      (if message-buf
	  (let (beg-pos
		(end-pos message-end-point))
	    (with-current-buffer message-buf
	      (goto-char end-pos)
	      (forward-line -10)
	      (setq beg-pos (point)))
	    (insert "\n\nRecent messages:\n")
	    (insert-buffer-substring message-buf beg-pos end-pos))))
    ;; This is so the user has to type something
    ;; in order to send easily.
    (use-local-map (nconc (make-sparse-keymap) (current-local-map)))
    (define-key (current-local-map) "\C-c\C-i" 'report-emacs-bug-info)
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    (unless report-emacs-bug-no-explanations
      (with-output-to-temp-buffer "*Bug Help*"
	(if (eq mail-user-agent 'sendmail-user-agent)
	    (princ (substitute-command-keys
		    "Type \\[mail-send-and-exit] to send the bug report.\n")))
	(princ (substitute-command-keys
		"Type \\[kill-buffer] RET to cancel (don't send it).\n"))
	(terpri)
	(princ (substitute-command-keys
		"Type \\[report-emacs-bug-info] to visit in Info the Emacs Manual section
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about when and how to write a bug report,
and what information to supply so that the bug can be fixed.
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Type SPC to scroll through this section and its subsections."))))
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    ;; Make it less likely people will send empty messages.
    (make-local-variable 'mail-send-hook)
    (add-hook 'mail-send-hook 'report-emacs-bug-hook)
    (save-excursion
      (goto-char (point-max))
      (skip-chars-backward " \t\n")
      (make-local-variable 'report-emacs-bug-orig-text)
      (setq report-emacs-bug-orig-text (buffer-substring (point-min) (point))))
    (goto-char user-point)))
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(defun report-emacs-bug-info ()
  "Go to the Info node on reporting Emacs bugs."
  (interactive)
  (info)
  (Info-directory)
  (Info-menu "emacs")
  (Info-goto-node "Bugs"))

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(defun report-emacs-bug-hook ()
  (save-excursion
    (goto-char (point-max))
    (skip-chars-backward " \t\n")
    (if (and (= (- (point) (point-min))
		(length report-emacs-bug-orig-text))
	     (equal (buffer-substring (point-min) (point))
		    report-emacs-bug-orig-text))
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	(error "No text entered in bug report"))

    ;; Check the buffer contents and reject non-English letters.
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    (save-excursion
      (goto-char (point-min))
      (skip-chars-forward "\0-\177")
      (if (not (eobp))
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	  (if (or report-emacs-bug-no-confirmation
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		  (y-or-n-p "Convert non-ASCII letters to hexadecimal? "))
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	      (while (progn (skip-chars-forward "\0-\177")
			    (not (eobp)))
		(let ((ch (following-char)))
		  (delete-char 1)
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		  (insert (format "=%02x" ch)))))))
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    ;; The last warning for novice users.
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    (if (or report-emacs-bug-no-confirmation
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	    (yes-or-no-p
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	     "Send this bug report to the Emacs maintainers? "))
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	;; Just send the current mail.
	nil
      (goto-char (point-min))
      (if (search-forward "To: ")
	  (let ((pos (point)))
	    (end-of-line)
	    (delete-region pos (point))))
      (kill-local-variable 'mail-send-hook)
      (with-output-to-temp-buffer "*Bug Help*"
	(princ (substitute-command-keys "\
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You invoked the command M-x report-emacs-bug,
but you decided not to mail the bug report to the Emacs maintainers.
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If you want to mail it to someone else instead,
please insert the proper e-mail address after \"To: \",
and send the mail again using \\[mail-send-and-exit].")))
      (error "M-x report-emacs-bug was cancelled, please read *Bug Help* buffer"))
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    ))
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(provide 'emacsbug)

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;;; emacsbug.el ends here