LNX-BBC bug help: instructions for request <at> bugs.lnx-bbc.org
LNX-BBC bug Tracking System <lnx-bbc-bugs <at> zork.net>
2005-03-04 15:05:02 GMT
Introduction to the bug system request server
There is a mailserver which can send the bug reports and indices as
plain text on request.
To use it you send a mail message to request <at> bugs.lnx-bbc.org. The
Subject of the message is ignored, except for generating the Subject
of the reply.
The body you send should be a series of commands, one per line. You'll
receive a reply which looks like a transcript of your message being
interpreted, with a response to each command. No notifications are
sent to anyone for most commands; however, the messages are logged and
made available in the WWW pages.
Any text on a line starting with a hash sign # is ignored; the server
will stop processing when it finds a line starting with quit, stop,
thank or two hyphens (to avoid parsing a signature). It will also stop
if it encounters too many unrecognised or badly-formatted commands. If
no commands are successfully handled it will send the help text for
Requests the transcript for the bug report in question.
send-detail sends all of the `boring' messages in the
transcript, such as the various auto-acks (you should usually