file-pr - files incoming problem reports in GNATS database
[ -f file |
--file=file ] [ -h
] [ -H host
[ -P port
[ -w password
[ -d databasename
files incoming Problem Reports in the GNATS database, sends
acknowledgments to appropriate parties and logs database activity.
assigns the Problem Report an identification number and then
files it in the GNATS database either under the category specified in the
Category field of the PR, or under the default category if the Category field
is nonexistent or contains an invalid category name.
For the default GNATS configuration, the person responsible for that category
and the person responsible for the submitter site where the PR originated
receive a copy of the PR in its entirety. Optionally, the originator of the PR
receives an acknowledgment that the PR arrived and was filed
- -f file,
- Accept file as input; if this option is not present,
standard input is used.
- -h, --help
- Display usage summary for file-pr.
- -V, --version
- Display version number for file-pr.
- -d, --database
- Specifies the database to which the PR is to be submitted.
If no database is specified, the database named default is assumed.
This option overrides the database specified in the GNATSDB
- -H, --host
- Hostname of the GNATS server.
- -P, --port
- The port that the GNATS server runs on.
- -v, --username
- Username used to log into the GNATS server.
- -w, --passwd
- Password used to log into the GNATS server.
environment variable is used to determine which database to
use. For a local database, it contains the name of the database to access.
For network access via gnatsd
, it contains a colon-separated list of
strings that describe the remote database, in the form
Any of the fields may be omitted, but at least one colon must appear; otherwise,
the value is assumed to be the name of a local database.
is not set, it is assumed that the database is local and that
its name is default
Keeping Track: Managing Messages With GNATS
(also installed as the GNU
Info file gnats.info
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