Subject: Re: Don't mail or cc pkgsrc-bugs
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2005 10:25:57
[moved to tech-pkg]

On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 08:36:00AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> > reply to PRs automatically includes pkgsrc-bugs.
> > 
> > personally, I like replies going to pkgsrc-bugs, too, as I like to see
> > PR followups without having to query each PR individually. I suspect
> > I'm not alone.
> Actually, if you reply to a PR and cc gnats-bugs, it will automatically
> get forwarded to pkgsrc-bugs (so you'll see it). There is no reason
> to cc pkgsrc-bugs.
> On the other hand, if you reply to pkgsrc-bugs (but not to gnats-bugs),
> it will end up on the mailing list too, but not in the gnats
> database, so people looking for the audit trail there won't get
> all relevant information.

I always reply to 'all', so at least for my replies, nothing will be
missed in GNATS.

thanks for the explanation - I guess that GNATS config should be
updated to bcc: pkgsrc-bugs instead of cc:, so that it will not be
included in replies.