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bug#34976: [debbugs.el] debbugs-read-emacs-bug-with-gnus sets user optio

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#34976: [debbugs.el] debbugs-read-emacs-bug-with-gnus sets user options
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:25:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Basil L. Contovounesios" <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Basil,

> Sorry if I'm missing something obvious, but how would setting this new
> debbugs user option be different from setting the existing Gnus user
> options?  In other words, why can't users who want a Lars-esque workflow
> (Larsflow?) just set the gnus-* user options themselves?  Wouldn't the
> proposed debbugs user option be redundant?

IIUC, Lars doesn't set these variables in his .emacs permanently. He
needs them *only* in case of debbug-gnu, when a gnus-ephemeral group is
created. The proposed variable does this for him.

Otherwise, he would need to wrap the debbugs-gnu commands by own ones.

> Thanks,

Best regards, Michael.

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