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<a href="http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/">GCC bug database</a>.
+<p>The GCC bug database requires you to create an account with a valid
+e-mail address. This is not merely to be annoying. It's because in
+the past spammers have filed fake bug reports, and fake attachments to
+real bug reports, to distribute malware and to add links to their spam
+web sites. Requiring a valid e-mail address is a partial deterrent to
+this. We apologize for the inconvenience.
<h2><a name="detailed">Detailed bug reporting instructions</a></h2>
<p>Please refer to the <a href="#gnat">next section</a> when reporting