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Re: 4K Bugs
Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Re: 4K Bugs
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 09:28:04 +0100
Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)
address@hidden (Phillip Lord) writes:
> I'm very late to this discussion, but inspired by Lar's bug fix spree I
> decided to see if I could have a go myself. I found the process a little
> confusing. Here are some points:
> - After installing debbugs, there is no obvious entry point. M-x
> debugs-[tab] gives 30 different commands.
Yeah, the `M-x' interface for discovering commands in Emacs sucks.
We've discussed before adding mechanisms for leaving mode-specific
commands out, but I was apparently the only one enthusiastic about
> - The two shortest commands are debbugs-org and debbugs-gnu. The former
> lists all the bugs for Org-Mode, and the latter Emacs. Why
> debbugs-gnu and not debbugs-emacs? I don't know.
Good question. debbugs-emacs would be a more logical name for the
> - debbugs-gnu list bugs from number 158 and upward; the entire first
> 500 is about emacs 23 pre-releases. If I want to get the latest bugs,
> they are on page 5.
This has been fixed in the git version of debbugs. It loads all the
> - Bugs marked as "done" and "unreproducible" are displayed by default.
Yeah, done bugs should probably be hidden by default. I don't know
> - On none of the debbugs pages are there any obvious menu items or
> bug-related functionality.
I don't quite follow. Debbugs pages?
> - I found out about hitting "C" to send a control message. Configuring
> this to "mail client" and up pops thunderbird, although I am a Gnus
That sounds like a bug. `C' just uses the normal Emacs method for
sending email. Have you configured Emacs to use Thunderbird to send
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Re: 4K Bugs,
Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <=
Re: 4K Bugs, Stefan Monnier, 2016/01/08
Leaving out non-applicable commands on Mx (was: 4K Bugs), Óscar Fuentes, 2016/01/08
- Re: 4K Bugs, (continued)
- Re: 4K Bugs, Phillip Lord, 2016/01/08
- Re: 4K Bugs, Michael Albinus, 2016/01/08
- Re: 4K Bugs, Alexis, 2016/01/08
- Re: 4K Bugs, Michael Albinus, 2016/01/10
- Re: 4K Bugs, Alexis, 2016/01/11