Closing bugs by mail (Re: Bugzilla is *much* to scary)

Stephan Kulow coolo at
Tue Sep 17 12:00:17 BST 2002

Am Dienstag 17 September 2002 11:57 schrieb David Faure:
> On Tuesday 17 September 2002 03:25, Richard Moore wrote:
> > My god, how much information does the bugzilla code need to close a
> > mis-submitted bug? Is it just me or this ridiculous:
> >
> >
> >
> > The form has more than 20 items! They aren't even grouped! Bugger
> > that.
> I implemented yesterday a mail interface to bugzilla.
> You can simply send a mail to
> 46870-invalid at for an invalid bug,
> 46870-done at (or -close, or -closed, or -fixed) for a bug that
> has been fixed, 46870-reopen at to reopen a closed bug
> and there's also 46870-wontfix, 46870-worksforme, 46870-later and
> 46870-remind, I don't know exactly how we are going to use those,
> see the page describing the different status ;)

BTW: does the mail interface check if the user is allowed to edit bugs?

Greetings, Stephan

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