Provided by: gnats-user_4.1.0-2_i386
delete-pr - deletes closed PRs
[ -V | --version ] | [ -h | --help ] |
[ -d name | --database=name ] [ -c | --closed | PR ]
Deletes the specified PR, or if the --closed option is given, all of
the closed PRs in the database are deleted.
delete-pr must be run by the GNATS user (by default gnats).
Note that deleting PRs is generally a very bad idea. It flies in the
face of the very idea of using a Problem Reporting system and should
only be considered in special situations. Such a situation might for
instance arise if a mail loop causes mass duplicate submissions or if
you receive spam to the PR submission e-mail address.
Prints the program version to stdout and exits.
Prints a short help text to stdout and exits.
Specifies the database from which the PR(s) are to be deleted.
If no database is specified, the database named default is
assumed. This option overrides the database specified in the
GNATSDB environment variable.
Requests that all closed PRs in the database be deleted.
PR Requests that the specified PR be deleted. The PR must be in a
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 and the --database option is not supplied, 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) and Reporting Problems Using send-pr (also
installed as the GNU Info file send-pr.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).
Copyright (c) 1999, 2003, Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this
manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are
preserved on all copies.
Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this
manual under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that the
entire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of a
permission notice identical to this one.
Permission is granted to copy and distribute translations of this
manual into another language, under the above conditions for modified
versions, except that this permission notice may be included in
translations approved by the Free Software Foundation instead of in the