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Re: Gnats 4.0/Gnatsweb 4.0 migration problems.

From: Lars Henriksen
Subject: Re: Gnats 4.0/Gnatsweb 4.0 migration problems.
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 16:43:20 +0100
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On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 03:06:48PM +0100, Yngve Svendsen wrote:
> At 14:18 06.11.2001 +0100, Lars Henriksen wrote:
> >1.
> >I do not want to interfere with the existing (production) Gnats installation
> >and may later have to set up several databases. How are the old per database
> >config parameters GNATS_ADDR, GNATS_USER and GNATS_ADMIN set with Gnats 4.0?
> >The brand new gnats/UPGRADING mentions only that GNATS_SITE is obsolete.
> >Section 3.5, "Setting up mail aliases", tells (like the old manual) only
> >that an alias must exist to redirect incoming PRs.
> The UPGRADING still file needs quite a bit of polish.
> GNATS apparently no longer needs to know its own mail address since PR 
> submission is by default done by speaking directly to the GNATS network 
> daemon, gnatsd. Thus, GNATS_ADDR is also obsolete. The same applies to 

Yes, "by default". But the old mail interface is still available as an
alternative in send-pr and therefore needs a per database mail aliases?
But I can see from the 4.0 manual and from send-pr itself that there is
some discrepancies to be resolved :-) By the way, section 3.5 should explain
that the role of the mail address has changed (or maybe some other section).

Lars Henriksen

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