a reminder to PR submitters

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Thu Oct 23 07:13:55 PDT 2003

Ceri Davies wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 02:11:46PM +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
>>Ceri Davies wrote:
>>>On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 02:01:33PM +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
>>>>Yepp. It is a field like the others. How about migrating the FreeBSD 
>>>>problem report database to GNATS4?
>>>Currently undergoing sporadic and infrequent testing on a desktop near me.
>>how about:
>>1. coordinating efforts?
> We can try, but I think you'll find it frustrating, as my FreeBSD time
> is severely limited in recent times.

Probably not. I think your experience will be invaluable in determining
the requirements for a updated system. One questions crosses my mind:

Why was sendpr.cgi taken offline? I know that someone used it for spamming,
but in what way? NetBSD has a bug report form at
and it is easy to flood FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, so what happened?

> I think it would be worth hearing who is currently working on it too!

Yepp, we should register a project on http://www.freebsd.org/projects/
and compile a list of desired features.

>>2. patching PR 50367, as I wrote you in a private mail on Sep 29, 2003:
> Yes, I remember you asking, and I distinctly remember doing it as well.
> What I didn't realise is that if you do this with edit-pr then it takes
> that line straight back out again.  grr.

Ah, thanks nevertheless.


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