send-pr is a tool used to submit problem reports (PRs) to a central support site. In most cases the correct site will be the default. This argument indicates the support site which is responsible for the category of problem involved. Some sites may use a local address as a default. site values are defined by using the aliases(5).
send-pr invokes an editor on a problem report template (after trying to fill in some fields with reasonable default values). When you exit the editor, send-pr sends the completed form to the Problem Report Management System (GNATS) at a central support site. At the support site, the PR is assigned a unique number and is stored in the GNATS database according to its category and submitter-id. GNATS automatically replies with an acknowledgement, citing the category and the PR number.
To ensure that a PR is handled promptly, it should contain one of the available categories to identify the problem area. (Use send-pr -L to see a list of categories.)
The more precise your problem description and the more complete your information, the faster your support team can solve your problems.
send-pr depends on a correctly configured mail submission system to work correctly. If, for any reason, sending mail is not working, problem reports can be submitted over the web, through: