Commit ed130eb0 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Fix some details of previous change.

parent 9630d49e
......@@ -37,9 +37,9 @@ to subsequent discussion, but this does not seem to be implemented.
See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=37078)
See also http://debbugs.gnu.org/5439
Do NOT send a separate copy to the bug list, since this may generate a
new report. The only time to send mail to the bug list is to create a
new report.
Do NOT send a separate copy to the bug list address, since this may
generate a new report. The only time to send mail to the bug list
address is to create a new report.
Gnus users can add the following to message-dont-reply-to-names;
similarly with Rmail and rmail-dont-reply-to-names:
......@@ -68,9 +68,14 @@ It is also merged into the Resent-CC header (see below).
** How does Debbugs send out mails?
The mails are sent out to the bug list with From: and To: unchanged.
Eg if you file a bug with "submit@debbugs.gnu.org", that
remains in the To: address. They reach the bug list by being resent.
The mails are sent out to the bug list by being resent. The From:
header is unchanged. In new reports only (at present), the To:
address is altered as follows. Any "bug-gnu-emacs",
"emacs-pretest-bug", or "submit@debbugs" address is replaced by
123@debbugs in the mail that gets sent out. (This also applies to any
Cc: header, though you should be using X-Debbugs-CC instead in new
reports). The original header is stored as X-Debbugs-Original-To, if
it was changed. Any X-Debbugs-CC is merged into the Cc.
Mails arriving at the bug list have the following Resent-* headers:
......@@ -80,10 +85,6 @@ Resent-CC: maintainer email address, plus any X-Debbugs-CC: entries
The "maintainer email address" is "bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org" in most cases.
In a new report, any "bug-gnu-emacs", "emacs-pretest-bug", or
"submit@debbugs" address in the original To or Cc is replaced by
123@debbugs in the mail that gets sent out to the bug list.
** To not get acknowledgement mail from the tracker,
add an "X-Debbugs-No-Ack:" header (with any value). If you use Gnus,
you can add an element to gnus-posting-styles to do this automatically, eg:
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