[Reportbug-maint] Bug#502866: reportbug cannot work without local MTA or remote smtp host
morph at debian.org
Mon Oct 20 17:22:31 UTC 2008
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 19:00, Lars Noodén <lars at umich.edu> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi wrote:
>> can you be more verbose about POST HTTP bug submission? I can't get your point.
> The suggestion is that reportbug have an option to submit a bug without
> requiring that the user either set up an MTA or have to hunt for an
> external one.
> One way would be to have some kind of form-to-mail gateway that
> reportbug can use to pass on the data it collected from the user. That
> way only web traffic (HTTP) need travel out from the Debian host.
Do you know any of such services? I don't... If you want this, then
please fill a wishlist bugreport on debbugs asking for such an
interface, then get back to us. As you formulated this bug, we cannot
solve it (but I won't close it yet, just to track the request)
> Wget is part of busybox and basic debian:
No need of wget to accomplish this: python has planty of ways to POST
data on a URL.
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, Morpheus, matrixhasu)
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Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
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