Is it possible to subscribe to an individual bug on https://debbugs.gnu.org/?

By subscribe, I mean that ideally one would receive all the e-mails sent to that bug report, but something like an RSS or Atom feed would also be useful.

I'm aware that one can subscribe to bug-gnu-emacs, and filter client-side (e.g. for something like "to N@debbugs.gnu.org" or "cc N@debbugs.gnu.org"), but that doesn't seem ideal.

Googling, I've found this bug report:


which suggests that per-bug subscribing is not possible, but perhaps something might have changed since 2010.

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    Bug #5439 is still in "wishlist" status. It is still open. – Drew Aug 13 '19 at 22:32
  • True. However, it's possible that the issue had been "fixed", but the bug report itself simply forgotten about — considering the number of all the bugs on debbugs it didn't seem that implausible. (OTOH, looking now, there are only a couple of open bugs against debbugs.gnu.org itself, so it is indeed unlikely.) – aplaice Aug 14 '19 at 6:54
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    Yes, you're right that it often happens that a bug report is ignored/forgotten and the bug gets fixed at some point anyway. – Drew Aug 14 '19 at 14:29

Every bug has a webpage, so if there is no other way then you can use a change notification service which sends you a mail when the page changes.

Or if you know elisp then you could even write a simple emacs script which runs a timer in the background fetching the page reglularly and notifies you if the content changes.

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