reportbug tries to relay through which does not work

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Wed Jan 14 20:36:43 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 1:45 AM, Matthew Flaschen
<matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
> John Hawkinson wrote:
>> Package: reportbug
>> Version: 3.39ubuntu3
>> Severity: important
>> reportbug's default configuration attempts to send mail via a system
>> that does not accept mail, throwing away bug reports.
> I'm pretty sure this is an improvement.  Currently, there are still a
> lot of people that think it is possible to report Ubuntu bugs through
> reportbug.  If the SMTP server is disabled, they will receive no formal
> or informal response to their submissions, which will lead them faster
> to Launchpad (the real bug report system).
> Now granted, it would help if Bug 31508
> ( were fixed after almost 2
> years.  But that's clearly not the only way...

Not pointed out in any of these responses is ** ubuntu-bug ** is the
new implementation of bug-buddy for launchpad.

Since I filed bug#310741 we seem to be getting some traction on
getting this fixed.


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