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 http://debbugs.gnu.org/ ...@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ The Emacs Bug Tracker can be found at http://debbugs.gnu.org/
* Quick-start guide * 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? ** How do I report a bug?
Use M-x report-emacs-bug, or send mail to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org. Use M-x report-emacs-bug, or send mail to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org.
...@@ -34,8 +34,12 @@ tags 123 moreinfo|unreproducible|wontfix|patch ...@@ -34,8 +34,12 @@ tags 123 moreinfo|unreproducible|wontfix|patch
For a list of all bugs, see http://debbugs.gnu.org/db/pa/lemacs.html For a list of all bugs, see http://debbugs.gnu.org/db/pa/lemacs.html
This is a static page, updated once a day. There is also a dynamic 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 list, generated on request. This accepts various options, eg to see
is slow and not recommended. the most recent bugs:
http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?newest=100
Or follow the links on the front page http://debbugs.gnu.org .
** How do I report a bug in Emacs now? ** How do I report a bug in Emacs now?
The same way as you always did. Send mail to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org, The same way as you always did. Send mail to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org,
...@@ -92,6 +96,9 @@ mail with the bug report number in. If you do not do this, each reply ...@@ -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. in the subsequent discussion will end up creating a new bug.
This is annoying. 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 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). converted to a real Cc header in the output. (See Bug#1720).
It is also merged into the Resent-CC header (see below). It is also merged into the Resent-CC header (see below).
...@@ -191,8 +198,7 @@ Package: emacs ...@@ -191,8 +198,7 @@ Package: emacs
Version: 23.0.60 Version: 23.0.60
Severity: minor Severity: minor
Optionally, add a sub-package, eg Package: emacs,calendar. This can also include tags. Some things (e.g. submitter) don't seem to
This can include tags. Some things (e.g. submitter) don't seem to
work here. work here.
Otherwise, send mail to the control server, control@debbugs.gnu.org. Otherwise, send mail to the control server, control@debbugs.gnu.org.
...@@ -229,7 +235,7 @@ http://debbugs.gnu.org/... ...@@ -229,7 +235,7 @@ http://debbugs.gnu.org/...
123 # given bug number 123 # given bug number
123;mbox=yes # mbox version of given bug 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
from:submitter@email.address from:submitter@email.address
severity:severity # all bugs of given severity severity:severity # all bugs of given severity
tag:tag # all bugs with given tag tag:tag # all bugs with given tag
...@@ -281,6 +287,9 @@ to construct the relevant url yourself rather than just typing in a ...@@ -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" search box. The only piece you really need to add is the "users"
portion, the rest has the same syntax as normal. portion, the rest has the same syntax as normal.
**** To browse bugs by usertag:
http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgindex.cgi?indexon=users
**** To find all bugs usertagged by a given email address: **** To find all bugs usertagged by a given email address:
http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?users=bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?users=bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org
...@@ -359,7 +368,7 @@ fixed 123 23.0.60 ...@@ -359,7 +368,7 @@ fixed 123 23.0.60
notfixed 123 23.0.60 notfixed 123 23.0.60
*** To assign or reassign a bug to a package or list of packages: *** 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: ** To remove spam from the tracker, move it to the `spam' pseudo-package:
reassign 123 spam reassign 123 spam
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