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Chris Lawrence 17 years ago
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reportbug \- reports a bug to a debbugs server
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B reportbug
.I "[options] <package | absolute-pathname>"
.I "[options] <package | pseudo-package | absolute-pathname>"
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B reportbug
is primarily designed to report bugs in the Debian distribution; by
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use a filename, it must begin with a \fB/\fP to be recognized. If you
want \fBreportbug\fP to search the system for a filename, see the
\fB\-\-file\fP option, below.
.PP
You can also specify a \fBpseudo-package\fP; these are used in the
Debian bug tracking system to track issues that are not related to one
specific package. Run \fBreportbug\fP without any arguments, then
enter \fBother\fP at the package prompt, to see a list of the most
commonly-used pseudo-packages.
.SH OPTIONS
The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (`\-\-').

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