- The configuration file for reportbug
- The configuration file for reportbug, a program designed to report bugs in the
This manual page describes the layout of the reportbug and
querybts configuration file and the available configuration
options. The default location of the file is
/etc/reportbug.conf and the options may be overriding in
$HOME/.reportbugrc (which follows the same format as
Please note that any configuration file has to be a valid UTF-8
document, and not in a different locale; this is particularly
important in situations where localized characters has to be used
(like for realname).
Configuration options can be specified in the form
True/False (boolean) options can be specified as
(if it's present, it's a True).
Usually, no-option will disable option if option is
Options can be specified in any order.
The summary of possible options (in alphabetical order) is as follows:
The bug tracking system to use, see reportbug --help searching
for --bts option for a list of currently supported BTSes.
Whether the reporter should be Cc:ed on the bug report.
Whether packages.debian.org should be queried for newer releases
of the package. In advanced and expert mode,
http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html are also checked.
Whether modified configuration files included in the bug report should
be stripped down.
Whether modified configuration files should be included with the bug
The editor to use to edit the bug report. Example:
Default From address of the bug email (override with environment
variables, see reportbug(1)). Example: