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Hamm Bug Stamp-Out List for July 10

Welcome to the new Hamm Bugs Stamp-Out List.

As an added incentive to get all bugs fixed this list is now also
available online at http://master.debian.org/~wakkerma/bugs.html .
The page is updated every 4 hours.

Major changes since the last post:
- Security uploads for: netstd, libtool
- New release-critical bugs: 24278(cvs), 24256 & 24350 &
  24355(ftp.debian.org), 24351(ilu-javadev), 24380(libc6),
  24354(libc6-pre2.1-doc), 24392(ncurses3.4-dev), 24299(netstd),
  24361(pilot-linux), 24342(sendmail)
- Closed/downgraded release-critical bugs: 24217(bigloo),
  24184(bugs.debian.org), 1797(dpkg), 21186(dpkg-dev), 23867(general),
  24205(imgstar), 23035(libreadlineg2), 23884(libtool), 23841(nas),
  24115(proftpd), 23913(sox)

There are 6 bugreports marked FIX, leaving us 45 to work on.


Thu,  9 Jul 1998 22:48:19 GMT: 50 release-critical bugs in hamm.

Package: boot-floppies        
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>              
  23842  install.html missing from boot-floppies
[FIX] 2.0.8 has been installed, which fixes this bug.
  24073  cannot install laptop from CD

Package: cvs                  
Maintainer: Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>                             
  24378  cvs not Y2K-compliant

Package: cvs-pcl              
Maintainer: Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>                             
  22577  compile of pcl-cvs.el fails (cannot load "cookie")

Package: dpkg                 
Maintainer: Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  17381  dpkg: please add --force-overwrite-inexistant-files and def
  17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink !
  20401  Problems updating bo -> hamm
  21182  dpkg: dpkg can go into an infinite loop with --force-config

Package: dpkg-dev             
Maintainer: Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  20776  dpkg-dev: dpkg-dev does not use emacsen-commen method of in

Package: elib                 
Maintainer: Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>                             
  23810  Emacsen add-on packages must depend on emacsen, not emacsen
[FIX] Tom Lees uploaded 1.0-8 on June 26, which fixes this.

Package: emacs20              
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>                            
  24236  emacs20, postrm is broken..

Package: ftp.debian.org       (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>                             
  19347  libc5-dev: no-copyright-file LI#82
[STRATEGY] libc5-dev can be removed from m68k once libc5 5.4.38-1.1 has
      been compiled for it.
  21488  p3nfs: still linked with libc5
[STRATEGY] Copy the version in slink to hamm, or remove the one in hamm.
           (Or try to backpatch the one in hamm)
  23877  please include apt and autoup in hamm/hamm/upgrade-i386/
  24256  emacs19-el should probably be optional.
  24350  dbf2msql: depends on stuff outside of main
  24355  ftp.debian.org: please remove libatalk-dev

Package: ilu-javadev          
Maintainer: Klee Dienes <klee@debian.org>                               
  24351  ilu-javadev: depends on stuff outside of main

Package: infocom              
Maintainer: Brian White <bcwhite@pobox.com>                             
  23563  infocom: /usr/doc/infocom/copyright doesn't include a licen

Package: kdebase              (i386 contrib)
Maintainer: Stephan Kulow <coolo@kde.org>                               
  23655  kdebase includes /etc/X11/Xsession
[STRATEGY] David Engel: "Remove kdebase from hamm or move the beta4 slink
           packages from slink to hamm."

Package: kernel-image-2.0.34  
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>                             
  24252  2.0 installation does not work with some Adaptec cards
[FIX] Herbert Xu uploaded version 2.0.34-4 on July 9, which fixes this.

Package: libc6                
Maintainer: Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>                            
  23893  libc6: "env LD_PRELOAD= ls" core dump
[STRATEGY] Dale Scheetz uploaded 2.07r-5 on July 4, which fixes this.
  24066  libc6: rsh segfaults as a result of new libc 2.0.7r2
  24380  Killer bug in libc6_2.0.7r-5.deb

Package: libc6-pre2.1-doc     
Maintainer: Juan Cespedes <cespedes@debian.org>                         
  24354  libc6-pre2.1-doc: unfulfillable dependencies on non-glibc-p
[STRATEGY] Juan Cespedes said he will build a corrected version.

Package: libreadline2         
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>                                  
  22941  libreadline2 depends on libc6

Package: libssl08             (i386 non-us)
Maintainer: Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>            
  24022  libssl: Upstream security fix available
[FIX] Christoph Martin uploaded 0.8.1-7 on July 6, which fixes this.

Package: mailx                
Maintainer: Loic Prylli <lprylli@graville.fdn.fr>                       
  23880  [alvaro@lander.es: [linux-security] security hole in mailx]
[FIX] Roberto Lumbreras uploaded a fixed package on June 28.

Package: menu                 
Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>                        
  24221  Su-to-root can loop forever

Package: ncurses3.4-dev       
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>                         
  24392  ncurses3.4-dev: ncurses3.4 without new -dev broke lxdialog

Package: netbase              
Maintainer: Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de>                   
  24187  netbase: wrong radius entry in /etc /services breaks radius
[STRATEGY] Miquel observed the entry is actually correct but Livingston
           uses the wrong number. We might use the old (wrong) number
           in hamm and switch to the correct number and update the radius
           packges in slink.

Package: netstd               
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>                             
  24299  in.telnetd shows garbage in ps.

Package: nonus.debian.org     (pseudo)
Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>                        
This is being maintained by Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>.
  18572  nonus.debian.org: remove des-solnet_1.03-5.deb
  18785  nonus.debian.org: incoming backlog
  20773  nonus.debian.org: please remove gnupg from frozen
  21423  Dpkg-ftp can't handle alternative distributions
[HELP] Yann Dirson: "This used to work until some date I don't know
       exactly. I guess that non-us has changed the paths they use
       in the Packages file."  (more info, and workaround, in the bug
       entry itself)
       (Bug has been reassigned from dpkg-ftp to nonus.debian.org)
  22287  nonus.debian.org with incorrect layout
  23642  Packages

Package: passwd               
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>                                  
  21275  passwd: useradd violates base-passwd's rules

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.0.3 
Maintainer: Brian Mays <brian@debian.org>                               
  24157  pcmcia-modules-2.0.34: pcmcia_core.o: unresolved symbol
[STRATEGY] Brian Mays will upload a new package which is compiled with the
           new 2.0.34 kernel image.

Package: pilot-link           
Maintainer: Dermot Bradley <bradley@debian.org>                         
  24361  pilot-link appears to do no error checking !!

Package: screen               
Maintainer: Juan Cespedes <cespedes@debian.org>                         
  24126  screen aborts with signal 11 in X

Package: sendmail             
Maintainer: Richard Nelson <cowboy@debian.org>                          
  24342  sendmail: Ignores "+" syntax after upgrade

Package: smail                
Maintainer: Soenke Lange <soenke@escher.north.de>                       
  23717  smail: smtp entry in inetd.conf gone after smail upgrade

Package: termcap-compat       
Maintainer: Christian Hudon <chrish@debian.org>                         
  24200  termcap: vulnerability

Package: wu-ftpd-academ       
Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>                    
  17401  netstd overwrites ftpd.8.gz

Package: xadmin               
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>                        
  23053  xadmin does not set perms correctly for /etc/shadow
[STRATEGY] Turbo Fredriksson: "I recomend we remove xadmin from Hamm, since I
           don't have the time to fix the bugs..."
[FIX] This is fixed in xadmin 1.0.15-2, which has been installed in hamm.

Package: xbase                
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>                       
  22877  xbase: xdm port, and X applications
[HELP] "These have been forwarded upstream but I haven't heard anything
        from XFree86 about them to date.  Fixing them is beyond my knowledge."
  23924  XF86Setup can't find some file
[STRATEGY] Branden Robison: "I'm adding stuff to the xbase preinst and
           postinst to handle this, and it will appear in
  24058  xbase: home/end xterm translation inversed
[STRATEGY] Branden Robinson fixed this is his source. The next release will
           contain this fix (

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