Re: Please unblock nano 2.0.7-3
* Jordi Mallach [Thu, 24 Jul 2008 21:07:34 +0200]:
> I'm requesting a freeze exception for nano 2.0.7-3, when current in
> lenny is 2.0.7-1.
Ok; nano is not frozen because of the freeze (yet), but just because it
produces an udeb. Thanks for the detailed explanations, though :), CCing
-boot to get an ack.
> * -2 was uploaded on July 3rd to fix two important bugs that caused
> segfaults or freezes in nano.
> * -3 was uploaded with an extra patch to solve a FTBFS due to missing
> arguments to open() in a pair of bits of the code.
> Relevant changelog entries:
> * debian/patches/ja_help_freeze.patch: apply patch from Mitsuya Shibata
> to fix an endless loop when displaying help using a Japanese locale.
> (fixes LP #201769).
> * debian/patches/small_window_sigsegv.patch: apply patch from SVN to
> fix a segfault when running nano on a too small terminal terminal.
> * Add patch open_flags.patch to add mode parametre to open() to solve a
> FTBFS in Ubuntu 8.10, compiled with -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 (LP: 247692).
> The first two patches have been in unstable for 3 weeks and have not
> caused any new bug reports. The third patch should be trivial and has
> been in unstable for nearly 2 weeks, and has not brought up any new
> issues neither on unstable or Ubuntu intrepid.
> If nobody objects, having in mind nano does affect Debian installer via
> an updated nano-udeb, I'd like to see these cherrypicked patches in lenny.
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