Bug 602027 - installing abrt-plugin-mailx does not enable it in /etc/abrt/abrt.conf
Summary: installing abrt-plugin-mailx does not enable it in /etc/abrt/abrt.conf
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: abrt
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Jiri Moskovcak
QA Contact: BaseOS QE - Apps
Depends On:
Blocks: 494837
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-09 02:08 UTC by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2015-02-01 22:52 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-14 14:05:47 UTC

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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2010-06-09 02:08:07 UTC
Description of problem:
after installing abrt-plugin-mailx via package management (yum or rpm), one still needs to manually edit /etc/abrt/abrt.conf

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install abrt-plugin-mailx
2. configure the plugin (via GUI or by editing /etc/abrt/plugins/Mailx.conf) 
3. xlogo &
4. killall -6 xlogo
Actual results:
no email sent

Expected results:
email sent out

Additional info:
according to the man page, it's a comma separated list. The config file gives them impression the parameter can be given multiple times. I used the former and did not try the latter.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-09 02:33:22 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Jiri Moskovcak 2010-06-14 14:05:47 UTC
This is not a bug, it's not supposed to be enabled, when you install it. To enable the plugin you need to change the config file /etc/abrt/abrt.conf.

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