Commit f1b95f0a authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* admin/notes/bugtracker: Minor updates.

parent 34d203ef
......@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ The Emacs Bug Tracker can be found at
* Quick-start guide
This is 95% of all you will ever need.
This is 95% of all you will ever need to know.
** How do I report a bug?
Use M-x report-emacs-bug, or send mail to
......@@ -34,8 +34,12 @@ tags 123 moreinfo|unreproducible|wontfix|patch
For a list of all bugs, see
This is a static page, updated once a day. There is also a dynamic
list, generated on request, but since there are many bug reports this
is slow and not recommended.
list, generated on request. This accepts various options, eg to see
the most recent bugs:
Or follow the links on the front page .
** How do I report a bug in Emacs now?
The same way as you always did. Send mail to,
......@@ -92,6 +96,9 @@ mail with the bug report number in. If you do not do this, each reply
in the subsequent discussion will end up creating a new bug.
This is annoying.
(So annoying that a form of message-id tracking has been implemented
to hopefully stop this happening, but it is still better to use X-Debbugs-CC.)
If a new report contains X-Debbugs-CC in the input, this is
converted to a real Cc header in the output. (See Bug#1720).
It is also merged into the Resent-CC header (see below).
......@@ -191,8 +198,7 @@ Package: emacs
Version: 23.0.60
Severity: minor
Optionally, add a sub-package, eg Package: emacs,calendar.
This can include tags. Some things (e.g. submitter) don't seem to
This can also include tags. Some things (e.g. submitter) don't seem to
work here.
Otherwise, send mail to the control server,
......@@ -229,7 +235,7 @@
123 # given bug number
123;mbox=yes # mbox version of given bug
package # bugs in given package (don't use "emacs" - too many bugs!)
package # bugs in given package
severity:severity # all bugs of given severity
tag:tag # all bugs with given tag
......@@ -281,6 +287,9 @@ to construct the relevant url yourself rather than just typing in a
search box. The only piece you really need to add is the "users"
portion, the rest has the same syntax as normal.
**** To browse bugs by usertag:
**** To find all bugs usertagged by a given email address:
......@@ -359,7 +368,7 @@ fixed 123 23.0.60
notfixed 123 23.0.60
*** To assign or reassign a bug to a package or list of packages:
reassign 1234 emacs,cc-mode
reassign 1234 emacs
** To remove spam from the tracker, move it to the `spam' pseudo-package:
reassign 123 spam
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