file-pr - files incoming problem reports in GNATS database
file-pr [ -f file | --file=file ] [ -h | --help ]
[ -V | --version ] [ -H host | --host=host ]
[ -P port | --port=port ] [ -v user | --user=user ]
[ -w password | --passwd=password ]
[ -d databasename | --database=databasename ]
file-pr files incoming Problem Reports in the GNATS database, sends
acknowledgments to approriate parties and logs database activity.
file-pr 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
-f file, --filename=file
Accept file as input; if this option is not present, standard
input is used.
Display usage summary for file-pr.
Display version number for file-pr.
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
GNATS network options:
Hostname of the GNATS server.
The port that the GNATS server runs on.
Username used to log into the GNATS server.
Password used to log into the GNATS server.
The GNATSDB environment variable is used to determine which database to
use. For a local database, it contains the name of the database to
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.
If GNATSDB 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)
databases(5), dbconfig(5), delete-pr(8), edit-pr(1) file-pr(8), gen-
index(8), gnats(7), gnatsd(8), mkcat(8), mkdb(8), pr-edit(8), query-
pr(1), queue-pr(8), send-pr(1).
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