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New Debian alpha Packages

These alpha packages were installed into the Debian hierarchy in the
last week:

----- !!! HIGH URGENCY PACKAGES !!! -----

adduser    - Add users and groups to the system.
adduser 3.2 -> 3.6 into bo/binary-all/base
adduser (3.6) stable unstable; urgency=high
  * Fixed adduser --system. (#11627)

ae         - Anthony's Editor -- a tiny full-screen editor
ae 962-12 -> 962-15 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/base
ae (962-15) unstable; urgency=high
  * built with libc6 : bugs #11657 and #13121
  * fixed binary-indep target : bug #12484

----- Low Urgency Packages --------------

bash       - The GNU Bourne Again SHell
bash-builtins - Bash loadable builtins - headers & examples
libreadlineg2 - GNU readline and history libraries, run-time libraries. [libc6]
libreadlineg2-dbg - GNU readline and history libraries, debugging libraries. [libc6]
libreadlineg2-dev - GNU readline and history libraries, development files. [libc6]
bash-builtins 2.0-3 -> 2.01-5 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/utils
bash 2.0-3 -> 2.01-5 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/base
libreadlineg2-dbg 2.1-7 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/devel
libreadlineg2-dev 2.1-7 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/devel
libreadlineg2 2.1-7 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/base
bash (2.01-5) unstable; urgency=low
  * libreadline 2.1-7
  * libreadline tries INPUTRC if it's set, else _both_ /etc/inputrc and
  * A better /etc/inputrc.

boot-floppies - Scripts to create the Debian installation floppy set.
boot-floppies 1.3.0 -> 1.3.1 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/admin
boot-floppies (1.3.1) unstable; urgency=low
  * dinstall: create used_partitions()
  	mounted_partitions() now doesn't include the Swap partition
  	disabled scan_partitions()
  * busybox: C version of scan_partitions
  * utilities/: new components: libfdisk, sfdisk, newt
  * Makefile(clean): remove pgptemp*
  * rootdisk.sh: use ld-2*.so instead of ld-2.0.4.so

debhelper  - helper programs for debian/rules
debhelper 0.5 -> 0.6 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/utils
debhelper (0.6) unstable; urgency=low
  * Got rid of bashisms - this package should work now if /bin/sh is ash.

dialog     - Displays user-friendly dialog boxes from shell scripts
dialog 0.9a-8 -> 0.9a-10.1 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/base
dialog (0.9a-10.1) unstable; urgency=low
  * libc6 recompile

doc-linux  - Linux FAQ and mini-HOWTOs.
doc-linux-html - Linux HOWTOs in html format
doc-linux-text - Linux HOWTOs in plain text format
doc-linux-html 97.09-1 -> 97.10-1 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/doc
doc-linux-text 97.09-1 -> 97.10-1 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/doc
doc-linux 97.09-1 -> 97.10-1 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/doc
doc-linux (97.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
  * HOWTOs that are new or updated since the last release in September:
    Assembly Commercial Consultants Danish Database French Glibc2
    Hardware INDEX ISP-Hookup Installation PCMCIA Printing VAR XFree86
  * mini-HOWTOs that are new or updated since the last release in September:
    AI-Alife GIS-GRASS Gravis-Ultra-Sound INDEX Linux+FreeBSD
    Loadlin+Win95 Mail-Queue.gz NFS-Root-Client Offline-Mailing
    Proxy-ARP-Subnet RPM+Slackware Software-RAID XFree86-XInside

dpkg-ftp   - Ftp method for dselect.
dpkg-ftp 1.4.8 -> 1.4.9 into bo/binary-all/base
dpkg-ftp (1.4.9) stable unstable; urgency=low
  * Fixed regexp for "Clear available list" question (fixes bug #6210, #10174).
  * Fixed regexp for "passive mode selection" question (fixes bug #7811).
  * Changed "dpkg --print-architecture" to
    "dpkg --print-installation-architecture"
    so dpkg-ftp can still work even if gcc isn't installed
    (fixes bug #8046, #9089, #9690, #10960).
  * Added missing tr/\//_/ in install script.
    (fixes bug #8762, #8867, #9150, #10193, #10792, #10937)
  * Did s/couldn't/could not/ and s/you're/you are/.
  * Changed maintainer field to point to dpkg-ftp's new maintainer.

less       - A file pager program, similar to more(1)
less 321-2 -> 332-2 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/text
less (332-2) unstable; urgency=low
  * Quote the arguments to lesspipe so that it can handle filenames with
    special characters such as '#'.  Suggestion from Richard Braakman.
    Thanks, Richard!  (Bug #11859)
  * Recompile with libc6.  (Bug #11695)
  * Use update-alternatives to register less(1) as /usr/bin/pager at level
    77.  (Bug #12474)
  * Told less(1) to use /usr/bin/editor if the envar EDITOR isn't set.
    Changed defines.h.in to not redefine EDIT_PGM and removed checking the
    VISUAL envar for the program to use.
  * Register bug on less since it should depend on -something- installing
    /usr/bin/editor but nothing I've seen does yet.

mirror     - Perl program for keeping ftp archives up-to-date.
mirror 2.8-9 -> 2.8-10 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/net
mirror (2.8-10) unstable; urgency=low
  * Uncommented `recurse_hard=true' in the example file (bug #11331)
  * Added debian/README.mirrors as /usr/doc/mirror/README.Debian-mirrors
    so that users can find out where to get Debian as proposed by
    John Goerzen <jgoerzen@gesundheit.cs.twsu.edu>
  * Added patch by Philippe Gressé <Philippe.Gresse@ifhamy.insa-lyon.fr>
  * Changed mirror log mail subject line as requested (fixes bug #13547)
  * Cannot switch to using pristine upstream sources as the upstream
    mirror-2.8.tar.gz unpacks in the current working dir (yuck)

netcdf-doc - Documentation for NetCDF.
netcdf-doc 3.3-1 -> 3.3.1-1 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/math
netcdf-doc (3.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
  * Initial release.

libproc-dev - library for accessing process information from /proc
procps     - The /proc file system utilities.
xproc      - some tools to display process information on X
libproc-dev 1.11.5 -> 1.12.2 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/devel
procps 1.11.5 -> 1.12.2 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/base
xproc 1.11.5 -> 1.12.2 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/utils
procps (1.12.2) stable unstable; urgency=low
  * fixed meminfo handling again, as the fix wouldn't work on pre-2.1.x
  * fixed free to use the meminfo routines from libproc.

suidmanager - Manage File Permissions
suidmanager 0.8 -> 0.9 into hamm/hamm/binary-all/admin
suidmanager (0.9) unstable; urgency=low
  * #13757 Patches of Herbert Xu to make scripts run under bash or ash.
  * Fix supposed security hole

ytalk      - Enhanced talk program with X support.
ytalk 3.0.2-4 -> 3.0.3-2 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/net
ytalk (3.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
  * add explicit target to make during build in rules file, fixes bug 13583.

----- New Packages ----------------------

saytime    - Say the time through your soundcard.
saytime 1.0-4 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/sound

ucbmpeg-play - Software-only MPEG video player
ucbmpeg-play 2.3p-4 into hamm/hamm/binary-alpha/graphics

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