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Release-critical Bugreport for May 21, 1999

Bug stamp-out list for May 21 00:03 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 103


Package: adduser (main)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>
  37069  adduser: Adduser generates gids over 65535

Package: automake (main)
Maintainer: Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>
  8828   automake can't 'make clean' with depends on generated files

Package: base (pseudo)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>
  34719  base: /dev/ptmx should not exist unless /dev/pts is properly configured

Package: base-passwd (main)
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>
  36007  update-passwd did many stupid things

Package: bash (main)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>
  34125  Latest bash breaks mandb
  34138  bash: bug doesn't work anymore
  34717  bash: contains /bin/sh link
  35214  bash: Incorrect 'case' pattern matching when LANG=fr

Package: boot-floppies (main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  35729  rootdisk: Installation from 5.25" floppies seems to require resc1440.bin
  36947  boot-floppies: base.tgz not found - no error message

Package: cfs (non-US)
Maintainer: Patrick J. Edwards <pje120@mail.usask.ca>
  14321  cfs: cmkdir does not work

Package: communicator-smotif-45 (non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <adam.heath@usa.net>
  34806  Communicator 4.5 (Mail) crashes suddenly

Package: cqcam (main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  35391  Please recompile cqcam with GTK+ 1.2

Package: crossfire-server (main)
Maintainer: Darren Benham <gecko@debian.org>
  37203  Misconfigured path for map files??

Package: dfm (contrib)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer <michael@debian.org>
  35394  Please recompile dfm with GTK+ 1.2

Package: diald (main)
Maintainer: Philippe Troin <phil@fifi.org>
  32592  diald: Problems with dynamic addressing and 2.2.1 kernel

Package: dpkg (main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink !
  1797   upgrade/downgrade dependency calculation problem
  21182  dpkg: dpkg can go into an infinite loop with --force-configure-any
  28519  dpkg: creates circular symlinks [POSSIBLE WORKAROUND]
  28817  dpkg takes no care over libdpkg
  30090  weirdass dpkg coredumps and xbase upgrade insanity
  33618  dpkg: most recent hamm version, but *multiple* packages insist it be upgraded!
  36385  consensus on stuff left to be fixed in slink
  36972  dpkg: dpkg can remoev vital files/symlinks without warning adminitrator
  37254  dpkg: update-alternatives madness
  37592  dselect automatically deselects libc6 and essential packages
  9771   install-info name conflict

Package: dpkg-dev (main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  25405  xpm: builds libc5 package on powerpc

Package: dpkg-multicd (main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  36948  boot-floppies: no (or bad) check for free disk space

Package: dwww (main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  37378  dwww: menu-method out of date

Package: e2fsprogs (main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  35595  e2fsprogs 1.14 (e2fsck) Locks during Boot Process

Package: emacs20 (main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  33237  /etc/alternatives/emacs not managed properly - /usr/bin/emacs doesn't run emacs20

Package: expect5.24 (main)
Maintainer: David Engel <david@debian.org>
  34283  expect5.24: alternatives bug on upgrade to slink

Package: fetchmail (main)
Maintainer: Paul Haggart <phaggart@debian.org>
  36677  Package fetchmail_5.0.1-1.dsc not extractable

Package: file (main)
Maintainer: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@debian.org>
  35423  lintian: dies on manpages check (file-info)

Package: fileutils (main)
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>
  31717  fileutils: `mv regularfile symlink' problems [PATCH]
  36770  fileutils: install has problems with permissions [PATCH]

Package: fortune-mod (main)
Maintainer: Brian Bassett <brianb@debian.org>
  37091  fortune-mod: open call has hardcoded access mode

Package: ftpwatch (main)
Maintainer: Hakan Ardo <hakan@debian.org>
  35159  ftpwatch: depends on ncftp

Package: gdb (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@waw.com>
  36341  gdb: Gives a parse error when casting an expression

Package: gicon (main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  35912  gicon must be recompiled with GTK+ 1.2

Package: gnome-stones (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  37644  gnome-stones: Failure to find plugin disables gnome stone

Package: gnotes (main)
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>
  37485  gnotes_1.10-1(unstable): doesn't compile with gtk1.2

Package: html2ps (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  37614  html2ps does not start!

Package: jdk1.1 (non-free)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  37599  jdk1.1: no permission to distribute

Package: kernel-image-2.0.36 (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  34348  Adaptec 294x boot hangs after "419 instructions downloaded"
  37074  Slink boot floppies hang machine after initalizing the Adaptec  AHA2940UW

Package: kernel-image-2.2.1 (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  36230  Compiler failure

Package: libc6 (main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  33832  libc6: dlopen problem.  causes libraries to get opened about 4x (patch included)
  36016  I tried a partial upgrade and hosed my system
  36050  Suspect problems in libc6
  36584  nss' compat does not work with shadow nis

Package: libgtk-imlib-perl (main)
Maintainer: Paolo Molaro <lupus@debian.org>
  35918  libgtk-imlib-perl must be recompiled against GTK+ 1.2

Package: libgtk-perl (main)
Maintainer: Paolo Molaro <lupus@debian.org>
  33704  Dependancy on libgtk1.1 is not and cannot be satisfied!

Package: libtool (main)
Maintainer: Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
  37286  Again big-endian trouble with libtool

Package: locales (main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  37822  locales: locales broken, perl complains

Package: lsof (main)
Maintainer: Jim Mintha <jmintha@debian.org>
  31935  lsof: addings for glibc-2.1 and linux-2.2

Package: mailleds (main)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org>
  37742  mailleds -x doesn't blink keyboard leds

Package: man-db (main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  35326  man-db: Newest man-db breaks the pager on all terminals -- no scrollback, stray lines, etc.

Package: mount (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  34292  mount sometimes trashes /etc/mtab

Package: mysql-base (main)
Maintainer: Scott Hanson <shanson@debian.org>
  37600  "free" parts of mysql aren't.

Package: netstd (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  34849  netstd: Version of netstd in potato is missing security fixes from slink version

Package: nfs-server (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  36732  problem between nfs-server 2.2beta37-1 (slink) and netstd 3.07-2 (hamm)
  37180  nfs-server: rpc.mountd hangs regulary

Package: nonus.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>
  35578  No passiv ftp possible on nonus.debian.org
  35579  backlock in Incoming of nonus.debian.org
  36769  remove ssleay from potato

Package: nosql (main)
Maintainer: David Frey <dfrey@debian.org>
  37906  nosql_2.1-1(unstable): build error: obsolete macro in configure.in

Package: omniorb (main)
Maintainer: Brent A. Fulgham <bfulgham@debian.org>
  36096  CORBA_sysdep.h does not define byte order

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.0.34 (main)
  33929  pcmcia-modules-2.0.34: unresolved symbols in slink, disastrous upgrade from hamm [SOLUTION: drop kernel 2.0.34 from slink]

Package: perl (main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  37667  /usr/lib/perl5/powerpc-linux/5.004/asm points wrong on powerpc

Package: pgp5i (non-US)
Maintainer: Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org>
  31577  pgp5i: pgps encrypts if text has 8bit characters

Package: pilot-link (main)
Maintainer: Dermot Bradley <bradley@debian.org>
  32874  pilot-link_0.9.0-1(unstable): Links with shlibs from wrong path
  37725  pilot-link 0.9.0-1 should require libpisock3 (>= 0.9.0-1)

Package: ppp (main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  35064  /root/.ppprc

Package: python-base (main)
Maintainer: Gregor Hoffleit <flight@debian.org>
  36687  python-base: esmtp broken in smtplib.py

Package: rexec (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  36466  rexec: always prompts for username/passwd

Package: rsync (main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  36179  directory specification is ignored
  36216  [tridge@samba.org: rsync 2.3.1 release - security fix]

Package: seyon (non-free)
Maintainer: Steve McIntyre <stevem@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  38037  seyon_2.20c-0(unstable): can't build: non-executable script

Package: sgml-base (main)
Maintainer: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
  28704  sgml-base: sgml entity handling should conform to Cees de Groot's proposed std

Package: silo (main)
Maintainer: Davide Barbieri <paci@debian.org>
  34896  silo looks for kernel image in wrong place on sun4u

Package: slib (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  37733  slib: slib doesn't install

Package: smail (main)
Maintainer: Soenke Lange <soenke@escher.north.de>
  35092  smail crashes!

Package: snmp (main)
Maintainer: David Engel <david@debian.org>
  37677  snmp: It does not work on alpha

Package: ssh (non-US)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  36478  root can access client X display
  36632  ssh: Cannot connect to remote host using .shosts with RSA host authentication.

Package: stunnel (non-US)
Maintainer: Paolo Molaro <lupus@debian.org>
  37790  stunnel: broken library uprade

Package: sysklogd (main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  37204  makedev,sysklogd: /dev/xconsole reveals privileged information to non-root users

Package: textutils (main)
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>
  36795  textutils: tail argument parsing is fubar [PATCH]

Package: tm (main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  37739  gnus: Doesn't start

Package: util-linux (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  37657  util-linux: hwclock --systohc dangerous

Package: watchdog (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  34895  type conversion problem

Package: wmifs (main)
Maintainer: Ben Gertzfield <che@debian.org>
  37572  wmifs does noy work any more

Package: wu-ftpd-academ (main)
Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>
  34206  User ftp must not be created without my permission
  34418  wu-ftpd-academ: this ain't a licence!

Package: xaw3dg (main)
Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>
  35105  xcontrib: viewres fails miserably

Package: xemacs20-mule (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  37545  Cannot Byte-compile el file on unset LANG 

Package: xlockmore (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  35468  xlockmore-4.1[23] -mode bug segfaults

Package: xmcd (main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  35177  xmcd: bad default device and $XMCD_LIBDIR dependency

Package: xosview (main)
Maintainer: Zed Pobre <zed@debian.org>
  37851  xosview_1.7.1-1(unstable): doesn't build on m68k -- sys/perm.h

Package: yorick (main)
Maintainer: David H. Munro <munro@icf.llnl.gov>
  37405  yorick_1.4-12(unstable): Uses i386 assembler

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