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The gccbug script

To simplify creation of bug reports, and to allow better tracking of reports, we use the GNATS bug tracking system. Part of that system is the gccbug script. This is a Unix shell script, so you need a shell to run it. It is normally installed in the same directory where gcc is installed.

The gccbug script is derived from send-pr, see Creating new Problem Reports. When invoked, it starts a text editor so you can fill out the various fields of the report. When the you quit the editor, the report is automatically send to the bug reporting address.

A number of fields in this bug report form are specific to GCC, and are explained at