Yes, send-pr results in virus emails

Ceri Davies ceri at
Wed Jan 28 14:16:08 PST 2004

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 10:12:02AM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> Leo Bicknell wrote:
> >In a message written on Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 01:47:57PM -0600, Brandon D. 
> >Valentine wrote:
> >
> >>I'm afraid there's not much that FreeBSD can do about this.  All PRs are
> >>forwarded to the public freebsd-bugs mailing list ...
> >
> >There's no reason the sender address needs to go to the mailing
> >list or be visable on the web, is there?
> I have fixed a number of problems on my system
> by looking through the PR database and contacting
> folks who had similar problems in the past.
> Suppressing the email addresses of bug submitters
> would largely eliminate this very useful support avenue.

It also will not happen (at least while I am responsible for the PRs).


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