Subject: Re: is the gnats->mailing list gateway slightly broken?
To: Guenther Grau <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/16/1999 17:44:03
On Wed, Jun 16, 1999 at 02:07:23PM +0200, Guenther Grau wrote:
> Ronald Khoo wrote:
> > 
> > Looking at
> > I note that my PRs 7739, 7745 and 7747 as well as joda's PR 7756
> > seem to have not appeared in this list.  But my PR 7791 today
> > just appeared on muc.lists.netbsd.bugs, so it's doesn't look
> > like anything to do with my setup or address...
> > 
> > <wild guess>maybe it fails if my MX is congested at the time
> > that gnats does processing? </wild guess>
> Nope. There is a bug in the gateway. It's been there for a long
> time, but noone bothered to search for it and fix it yet.
> There is at least one send-pr about this in the database :-)
> I started collecting the send-prs I get in a speacial folder
> and see that about 1 in 10 or 20 is missing.

Christoph Badura and I are currently trying to find the bug and kill it.

The problem is that PR's without a Reply-To header get eaten somewhere.

For now, it's a good idea to make sure you do not delete that line from
the send-pr template.

[Note to Johan: I see that more than a few of your PR's have been hit
by this :-|]