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Re: error message when rmail isn't installed

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: error message when rmail isn't installed
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:02:51 -0500
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On 2/28/14 7:36 AM, Moe Tunes wrote:
> When rmail isn't installed, bashbug makes a dead.bashbug file and prints an
> error message saying rmail isn't installed. That error message could
> include this mailing list address to make error reporting easier instead of
> the end user having to search for somewhere to post it.

That's true, it would be a marginal improvement.  However, the last thing
that happens before bashbug tries to email the bug report is that it asks
the user whether he wants to send it to the error reporting email address,
so I'm not sure it's fair to say the script makes the user search.

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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