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On 01/13/09 09:07, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
Ron Johnson wrote:
> For quite a while, reportbug has had built-in smtp capabilities. Simply
run this, and answer the prompts.
$ reportbug --configure
For example, here's what my config looks like:
$ cat .reportbugrc | grep -v #
Last time I tried this, it won't work with Gmail. Does is support TLS and
It appears to. From the man page:
--tls If using SMTP, use Transport Layer Security (TLS)
encryption to secure the connection to the mail
server. Some SMTP servers may require this
If using SMTP, use the specified USERNAME for
If using SMTP, use the specified PASSWORD for
authentication. If the password isn't specified
on the command line or in the configuration file,
a prompt will be displayed asking for it.
Use of this option is insecure on multiuser sys-
tems. Instead, you should set this option in
.reportbugrc and ensure it is only readable by
your user (e.g. with chmod 600 $HOME/.reportbu-
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"I am not surprised, for we live long and are celebrated poopers."
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