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Release-critical Bugreport for September 10, 1999

Bug stamp-out list for Sep 10 00:05 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 288


Package: abiword (main)
Maintainer: Darren Benham <gecko@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  41980  abiword_0.7.3-1(unstable): m68k configuration missing
[STRATEGY] abiword and abi-fonts can be removed when abisuite is packaged
  42778  abiword_0.7.4-1(unstable): build uses non-free unzip

Package: acroread (non-free)
Maintainer: Klee Dienes <klee@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  42888  acroread: needs rw /usr with free disk space

Package: alsa-source (main)
Maintainer: David Huggins-Daines <dhd@debian.org>
  42758  alsa-source-0.3.2-2 fails to compile with gcc-2.95
  43959  alsa-source: Does not compile when letters are in kernel version

Package: amanda-client (main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  44473  Cannot restore files with amrecover

Package: amd (main)
Maintainer: Roman Hodek <Roman.Hodek@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
  44552  AMD has buffer overflows

Package: apache (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  44549  apache: no /var/www!

Package: apache-ssl (non-US)
Maintainer: Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>
  44046  apache-ssl: Broken Package

Package: apt (main)
Maintainer: APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>
  44436  apt-get dumps core

Package: base (pseudo)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>
  40853  base: current potato init seems to like rerunning rc2.d upon any logins (root or user)
[HELP] Someone needs to investigate this.

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>
  34138  Problem with collating, locales and intervals.
[FIX] This is apparently a feature.
  43050  reinstallation of bash fails due to preinst shell script
[STRATEGY] Anthony Towns provided a patch.
  43096  BASH: upgrade from 2.01.1-3 to 2.02.1-1.5 removes bash from system
[STRATEGY] Anthony Towns provided a patch.

Package: bb (main)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org>
  44362  package need to be recompiled against new slang

Package: bbdb (main)
Maintainer: Frederic Lepied <Lepied@debian.org>
  40379  bbdb doesn't compile for xemacs21
[STRATEGY] Maintainer will fix these in 3 weeks; but NMUs are possible.

Package: bison (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  43966  bison: postinst still refers to /usr/info/bison.info.gz
  43969  bison: Refuses to upgrade

Package: blackbox (main)
Maintainer: Brent A. Fulgham <bfulgham@debian.org>
  44696  blackbox Japanese language support patch

Package: boot-floppies (main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  35729  rootdisk: Installation from 5.25" floppies seems to require resc1440.bin
[STRATEGY] 5.25" floppy support will probably be dropped in potato.
  36947  boot-floppies: base.tgz not found - no error message
[HELP] There is not enough sanity checking during the phase where base.tgz
is unpacked. Should be fixed for slink, too.
  41866  [potato only and fixed in CVS] please recompile against libpopt0

Package: bootdisk (pseudo)
Maintainer: Maintainer Group <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>
  43057  bootdisk: rawrite uses 8.3 names
  43058  bootdisk: root.bin gzipped on CDs.
  43799  2.1r1 Install kills bsd- and other partitions

Package: bplay (main)
Maintainer: Peter Makholm <peter@makholm.net>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  21623  [FIXED(?)] brec: sometimes doesn't record anything
[HELP] Need someone to verify that this is fixed.
       (Torsten Landschoff is able to reproduce it)

Package: bsdmainutils (main)
Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
  43413  gettext: While installing, got error on configure phase: "sh: tsort: command not found"

Package: bzip2 (main)
Maintainer: Anthony Fok <foka@debian.org>
  43656  bzip2: bad shlibs file for libbz2

Package: cdtool (main)
Maintainer: Martin Mitchell <martin@debian.org>
  44449  cdtool's did not work with SCSI cdrom drives

Package: communicator-smotif-461 (non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  42259  [TBF] If you open a menu and a cookie pops up, the browser hangs
  43794  communicator-smotif-461: Oops. netscape dumped core with libnsfix.
  43849  communicator-smotif: Floating point exception error

Package: console-data (main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  42086  console-tools-data: Doesn't gracefully upgrade configuration

Package: cron (main)
Maintainer: Steve Greenland <stevegr@debian.org>
  42301  cron's standard weekly script has to stop rotating [wb]tmp
[STRATEGY] Move rotation of wtmp, btmp etc from /etc/cron.*/standard to

Package: crossfire-server (main)
Maintainer: Darren Benham <gecko@debian.org>
  43614  crossfire-server: Creates logfile in /

Package: cvsup (main)
Maintainer: Mike Goldman <whig@by.net>
  44520  cvsup: Unsatisfied dependency

Package: debian-keyring (contrib)
Maintainer: James Troup <keyring-maint@debian.org>
  43536  debian-keyring: Non self-signed keys

Package: debian-policy (main)
Maintainer: Debian Policy List <debian-policy@lists.debian.org>
  43529  debian-policy: mail locking in Debian is _not_ NFS safe

Package: dhcp (main)
Maintainer: Eloy A. Paris <peloy@debian.org>
  41974  dhcp: dhcp requires kernel 2.2??

Package: diald (main)
Maintainer: Philippe Troin <phil@fifi.org>
  32592  diald: Problems with dynamic addressing and 2.2.1 kernel
[STRATEGY] There is a new upstream version that fixes this.

Package: disc-cover (main)
Maintainer: Bart Warmerdam <bartw@debian.org>
  43693  disc-cover: disc-cover doesn't work at all

Package: doc-base (main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
  44623  doc-base: install-docs needs perl dependancy

Package: dpkg (main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink !
  28519  dpkg: creates circular symlinks [POSSIBLE WORKAROUND]
  28817  dpkg takes no care over libdpkg
  30090  weirdass dpkg coredumps and xbase upgrade insanity
  41844  sgml-tools: creates invalid texinfo files
  42559  update-alternatives does not handle cross-device move of links
  43060  gcj-2.95.1-0pre1 triggers assertion
  43834  dpkg does not build on sparc64
  9771   install-info name conflict
[STRATEGY] Our texinfo doesn't install its install-info, so problem isn't 
release critical

Package: dpkg-dev (main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  25405  xpm: builds libc5 package on powerpc
[FIX] Patch is supplied in #26954.

Package: dump (main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  44061  dump: Appears to be unable to dump rev 1 ext2fses with sparse super

Package: dwww (main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  38821  dwww: dwww-txt2html output is always empty
  43094  dwww config chowns entire system to 'www-data'

Package: e2fsprogs (main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  44407  e2fsprogs: patches for the Hurd

Package: eb-doc (main)
Maintainer: Susumu OSAWA <susumu-o@debian.or.jp>
  39662  eb-doc: insufficient executing of install-info 

Package: emacs20 (main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  33237  /etc/alternatives/emacs not managed properly - /usr/bin/emacs doesn't run emacs20
[STRATEGY] Maintainer will fix this next week.
  43803  emacs20: Depends on liblockfile0 but is not installable

Package: ethereal (main)
Maintainer: Frederic Peters <fpeters@debian.org>
  44613  ethereal: Doens't build from source

Package: fakeroot (main)
Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>
  44447  fakeroot_0.4.3-3(unstable): doesn't compile
  44543  fakeroot: Doesn't build on Alpha

Package: fetchmail (main)
Maintainer: Paul Haggart <phaggart@debian.org>
  43139  fetchmail flushed after failed delivery
  44744  fetchmail flushed after failed delivery

Package: fileutils (main)
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>
  26770  fileutils: ln does not work with dangling symlinks [PATCH]
  39680  "rmdir --ignore-fail-on-non-empty" still fails, it only suppresses the message

Package: freeamp (main)
Maintainer: Brian M. Almeida <bma@debian.org>
  44455  freeamp_1.3.1-1(unstable): compile error in big-endian only code

Package: ftp.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>
  38599  packages which should be moved to the base section
  41274  Please remove the old netcdf packages
  43370  bind is now non-free
  43889  An experimental version of gnus was uploaded by mistake into main
  44482  ftp.debian.org: uae has to be moved from "otherosfs" to "contrib/otherosfs"
  44652  tkman is obsolete; please remove it from the distribution.
  44659  ftp.debian.org: clanlib0-display-mesa-* renamed to clanlib0-display-glx-*
  44680  netstd: Rlogin missing

Package: g++ (main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  44446  mico-2.2.7_2.2.7-1(unstable): fails to compile due to disabled exceptions

Package: gdb (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@waw.com>
  36341  gdb: Gives a parse error when casting an expression
[HELP] Can anyone reproduce this bug with the new version?

Package: gdm (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  35672  gdm tries to play 'init'... and is very bad at it.
  42440  gdm doesn't show all accounts.
  42636  gdm: the x-server (started by gdm) denies gdm to connect ("client not authorized...")

Package: gmc (main)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org>
  40943  gmc: mcedit link missing
[STRATEGY] New upstream version will probably fix this.

Package: gnat (main)
Maintainer: Samuel Tardieu <sam@debian.org>
  44693  libgtkada1: libgtkada1 depends on libgnat-3.11p, not libgnat-3.11p-1

Package: gnome-apt (main)
Maintainer: Apt Packaging Team <apt@packages.debian.org>
  44427  gnome-apt: Broken Package

Package: gnome-panel (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  39632  gnome-panel: gnomepager_applet doesn't keep it's settings
[HELP] Can anyone reproduce this bug with the new version?
  40251  cdplayer_applet dumps core
  40478  gnome-panel: assertion failed (name_service!=CORBA_OBJECT_NIL) with the first launch
  43180  gnome-panel: multiload-applet doesn't start

Package: gnome-panel-data (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  40712  asclock contains file also present in gnome-panel-data

Package: gnome-print (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  44003  /usr/share/fonts/fontmap is missing

Package: gnome-session (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  42937  gnome-session doesn't start gnome-panel

Package: gnome-terminal (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  41065  gnome-terminal grossly violates keyboard policy

Package: gnomeicu (main)
Maintainer: Stephen Crowley <crow@debian.org>
  40805  gnomeicu: applet freezes panel when cannot connect to ICQ server
  44487  gnomeicu: every contact listed as offline

Package: gnucash (main)
Maintainer: Tyson Dowd <trd@cs.mu.oz.au>
  43822  gnucash needs to declare a dependency on perl-5.005 and recompile
  43823  gnucash: Unable to launch gnc-prices

Package: gnumeric (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  43177  crashes when autofilling
  43361  gnumeric: it depends on libxml0 where it should depend on libxml1. the result is it won't install.

Package: gnupg (non-US)
Maintainer: James Troup <james@nocrew.org>
  44698  gnupg does not build on Sparc/Linux

Package: gpasman (non-US)
Maintainer: Michael Meskes <meskes@debian.org>
  43061  gpasman segfaults when opening database

Package: grace (main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <ezanard@debian.org>
  41146  grace_5.0.1-1.1(unstable): doesn't build with newer t1lib
  42115  grace: grace should conflict with xmgr

Package: gs (main)
Maintainer: Marco Pistore <pistore@di.unipi.it>
  41570  Can not handle kanji font PS
[STRATEGY] There is a patch in the report

Package: gsl (main)
Maintainer: Michael J. Booth <booth@debian.org>
  42116  gsl-histogram double counts last input
[STRATEGY] There is a patch in the report

Package: gtksamba (main)
Maintainer: Mitch Blevins <mblevin@debian.org>
  43763  Gratuitous conflict: 'gtksamba' and 'gtksamba-gnome'

Package: gtksee (main)
Maintainer: Robert S. Edmonds <stu@novare.net>
  42077  core dump
[HELP] Can anyone reproduce this?

Package: gxsnmp (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  39611  gxsnmp crashes

Package: hostname (main)
Maintainer: Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de>
  44415  hostname: patch for hostnames/domainnames of arbitrary length

Package: hylafax-server (main)
Maintainer: Christophe Le Bars <clebars@debian.org>
  43218  Purging hylafax-server removes /var/spool/fax!

Package: iceconf (main)
Maintainer: Jules Bean <jules@debian.org>
  39251  iceconf: iceconf uses old workspace commands
[STRATEGY] Could be fixed now; if not, probably next week.

Package: iitalian (main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  43350  iitalian: does not work with ispell3.1.20-04 (incomatibility between versions)

Package: imagemagick (main)
Maintainer: Scott K. Ellis <scott@debian.org>
  43592  imagemagick: import segfaults
  44490  imagemagick: convert segfaults

Package: ircd (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  37103  ircd: potential security hole

Package: iroffer (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@netgod.net>
  42770  iroffer_0.1b30-1(unstable): is arch specific

Package: irssi (main)
Maintainer: Pekka Aleksi Knuutila <pa@debian.org>
  44349  irssi_0.7.13-1(unstable): doesn't build (panel headers)

Package: jargon (main)
Maintainer: Steve Greenland <stevegr@master.debian.org>
  42747  jargon file has no tags table (?)

Package: jdk1.1 (non-free)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package must be removed if its license is not fixed.
  37599  jdk1.1: no permission to distribute

Package: jikes (main)
Maintainer: Mike Goldman <whig@by.net>
  44477  jikes: returns 0 on error

Package: kerberos4kth (non-US)
Maintainer: Greg Stark <gsstark@mit.edu>
  40025  kerberos4kth: won't compile on glibc2.1

Package: kernel-image-2.0.36 (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  34328  Slink w. kernel 2.0.36 hangs during Adaptec 2940 init

Package: kernellab (main)
Maintainer: Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org>
  43392  kernellab: Bad arguments to fakeroot
  43393  kernellab: Fakeroot should be required

Package: libapache-mod-perl (main)
Maintainer: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
  44398  libapache-mod-perl: depends on apache-common (<< 1.3.7-0)

Package: libapache-mod-ssl (non-US)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  43700  SSL connections no longer work with libapache-mod-ssl
  44047  libapache-mod-ssl: new apache was released

Package: libc-client-dev (main)
Maintainer: Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>
  42390  libc-client-dev: c-client.a contains objects with PIC code

Package: libc6 (main)
Maintainer: Debian GNU C Library Maintainers <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  36050  Suspect problems in libc6
  36584  nss' compat does not work with shadow nis
  43549  libc6: system() call zombies process while using threads
  43903  libc6: ldd not showing correct info for libc5 programs

Package: libg++272-dev (main)
Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>
  42443  libg++272-dev conflicts with libstdc++2.9-glibc2.1-dev
  42444  libg++272-dev conflicts with gcc

Package: libgimp-perl (main)
Maintainer: Anthony Fok <foka@debian.org>
  44008  Reply-To: <porridge@pandora.info.bielsko.pl>

Package: libgnomeui32 (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  42340  libgnomeui depends on a specific gdk-imlib1 version

Package: libjpeg62-dev (main)
Maintainer: Mark Mickan <mmickan@debian.org>
  41795  libjpeg62: Wrong JPEG library version: library is 62, caller expects 61

Package: libpam-modules (main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  44695  failure to authenticate

Package: libpam0g (main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  43913  libc6: some strange interaction between libc6, libpam, apache and php

Package: libpanel-applet0 (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  39626  libpanel-applet0: patch to correct segfaults in gnomeicu and others...

Package: libreadlineg2 (main)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>
  36016  libreadlineg2 should use Pre-Dependencies on shared libraries
[STRATEGY] Change Depends to Pre-Depends in libreadlineg2 and libreadline2;
recompile for stable, too

Package: libssl09 (non-US)
Maintainer: Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>
  43196  SSL telnet sessions pause unexpectedly

Package: libtao0.2 (non-free)
Maintainer: Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
  44505  this package is not native

Package: linbot (main)
Maintainer: Jean Pierre LeJacq <jplejacq@quoininc.com>
  41345  linbot: Remove versioned dependencies on python-net and python-misc

Package: lintian (main)
Maintainer: Richard Braakman <lintian-maint@debian.org>
  44116  lintian: dies trying to check an apparently valid .deb
  44658  lintian: fails miserably

Package: listar (main)
Maintainer: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org>
  42714  Wrong charset for text/plain content-type
  42897  "." by itself on a message body line is not properly escaped.

Package: login (main)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>
  38729  login: /etc/limits is world-readable
[HELP] Determine is program or manpage right
  40398  login: Client host/address not logged when users telnet in.

Package: lprng (main)
Maintainer: Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
  42914  lprng doesn't work with networked printer
  44017  lprng install scripts don't disable old version of lpr{,ng}
  44685  Dependency problem with LPRng

Package: mailleds (main)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org>
  37742  mailleds -x doesn't blink keyboard leds
[HELP] Any help is welcome, including proper NMUs.

Package: makedev (main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  44734  makedev: installation fails
  44735  installation of makedev 2.3.1-27 kills /dev directory

Package: man-db (main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  38107  man-db Japanese support quick hack

Package: mercury (main)
Maintainer: Tyson Dowd <trd@cs.mu.oz.au>
  42016  Mercury does not work on Potato
  42934  mercury_0.8.1.rotd19990809-1(unstable): cannot unpack source
  43028  Simple example does not work

Package: mesag-dev (main)
Maintainer: James A. Treacy <treacy@debian.org>
  44489  mesag-dev: GLU_* constants incompatible with GLenum type

Package: mime-support (main)
Maintainer: Brian White <bcwhite@pobox.com>
  42022  mime-support: bzip2, whitespaced filenames

Package: modutils (main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  44729  modutilsexamples in wrong directory

Package: moon-buggy (main)
Maintainer: Christian T. Steigies <cts@debian.org>
  44593  moon-buggy: Doesn't build on Alpha

Package: muffin (main)
Maintainer: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@debian.org>
  43174  muffin: muffin fails with kaffe

Package: mutt (main)
Maintainer: Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it>
  39030  bugs.debian.org: heavy problems with potato: loosing mail!
[HELP] Anyone who knows NFS?
  40360  mutt_0.95.6-2(unstable): Compilation problem (no keymap_defs.h)
[FIX] Porters already did the NMU.
  44683  Mailbox is read-only.

Package: navigator-smotif-461 (non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  43539  navigator-smotif-461: netscape-java-461 is missing font.properties.* files
  43976  netscape 4.6 says 'bus error'
  44094  Dynamically linked plugins don't load

Package: netbase (main)
Maintainer: Anthony Towns <ajt@debian.org>
  44090  netbase: portmap depends on /usr/lib but might be run before it exists

Package: nethack (main)
Maintainer: Ben Gertzfield <che@debian.org>
  43764  Gratuitous conflict: 'nethack' and 'gnomehack'

Package: netpbm (main)
Maintainer: Steve McIntyre <stevem@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  43684  netpbm: Huge security hole in anytopbm

Package: octave (main)
Maintainer: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd@debian.org>
  44594  octave: Doesn't build from source (Alpha)

Package: oskit (main)
Maintainer: Ed Boraas <ed@debian.org>
  43872  oskit: i586-oskit-gcc forks endlessly

Package: pcb (main)
Maintainer: Hartmut Koptein <koptein@debian.org>
  43825  pcb_1.7.1-2(unstable): uses <varargs.h> and <stdarg.h>

Package: pd (main)
Maintainer: Guenter Geiger <geiger@debian.org>
  43379  pd_0.26-1(unstable): Build error (dir obj/ missing)

Package: perl (main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  44033  Perl exits with "Illegal instruction" when executing

Package: perl-5.005 (main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  43930  perl-5.005: Perl gives -fpic as the compile option to _lots_ of packages
  44067  telnetd: post-install script error
  44375  perl-5.005: byteperl seems to be missing

Package: php3 (main)
Maintainer: Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@sztaki.hu>
  44701  php3 fails to load imap.so properly

Package: pingus (main)
Maintainer: Daniel Patterson <danpat@debian.org>
  41768  ClanLib related pingus problem

Package: pkglist (main)
Maintainer: Atsushi KAMOSHIDA <kamop@debian.org>
  43201  pkglist: correct_packages.pl does not care pre-depends packages.

Package: pose (main)
Maintainer: Ben Darnell <bgdarnel@unity.ncsu.edu>
  41288  pose_2.1d29-1(unstable): build error on m68k (union semun redefined)
[STRATEGY] New upstream version fixes it. If not, can revert to old one.

Package: powertweak (main)
Maintainer: Sudhakar Chandrasekharan <thaths@netscape.com>
  43243  my SCSI system locks up whenever I run powertweak

Package: ppp (main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  43885  ppp: Dial-out now fails

Package: ppp-pam (main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  38639  ppp-pam auth. security problem

Package: prc-tools (main)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  37923  prc-tools manpage collisions
  39425  prc-tools: File overlap with binutils

Package: premail (contrib)
Maintainer: Brent Fulgham <bfulgham@pacbell.net>
  44518  premail doesn't work on potato

Package: proftpd (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  38229  normal users cannot login
  42516  ls -lRat recurses infinitely

Package: python-numeric-tutorial (main)
Maintainer: Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
  44640  python-numeric-tutorial: versioned recommends on python-pil

Package: quota (main)
Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>
  41753  quota: repquota and quotacheck segfault

Package: rc (main)
Maintainer: Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>
  41930  rc_1.6-2(unstable): build problem (undefined __va_copy)

Package: rpm (main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
  41864  rpm: still depends on popt

Package: rsync (main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  36179  directory specification is ignored
  43912  rsync removes "directory qualifications" from include/exclude list

Package: ruari-diff (main)
Maintainer: James Troup <jjtroup@comp.brad.ac.uk>
  38952  ruari-diff glibc 2.1 patch

Package: samba (main)
Maintainer: Eloy A. Paris <peloy@debian.org>
  40645  samba: build uses setresuid which doesn't work under 2.0.34 (does apparently under 2.2.x
[HELP] Incompatibility between glibc2.1/kernel2.2 and kernel2.0 ?

Package: screen (main)
Maintainer: Juan Cespedes <cespedes@debian.org>
  43909  screen: needlessly setuid

Package: sdr (main)
Maintainer: Chu-yeon Park <kokids@debian.org>
  43755  sdr wont compile, still requires files not present on a Debian system

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
[HELP] Maintainer is away; NMU's shall be appreciated.

Package: sgml-tools (main)
Maintainer: Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>
  44514  sgml-tools: can not convert Japanese characters with sgml2txt
  44743  sgml-tools: unable to purge configuation files

Package: shellutils (main)
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@debian.org>
  43334  date dumps core with --file option

Package: slang1 (main)
Maintainer: Jim Mintha <jmintha@debian.org>
  44546  slang1: patch for GNU/Hurd

Package: slang1-ja (main)
Maintainer: Kikutani Makoto <kikutani@debian.org>
  43987  slang1-ja now useless.

Package: slocate (main)
Maintainer: R Garth Wood <rgwood@itactics.com>
  42560  slocate: chown: root.slocate: invalid group

Package: slrn (main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
  43477  slrn: Removes all subscribed groups when slrn thinks they're gone

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

Package: smbfs (main)
Maintainer: Eloy A. Paris <peloy@debian.org>
  42764  smbfs: smbmount dies
  43671  bad owner for Sparc build
  44130  smbfs: failed mount is still mounted
  44131  smbfs: no longer possible to set file and directory-modes

Package: smbwrapper (main)
Maintainer: Eloy A. Paris <peloy@debian.org>
  42566  smbsh segfaults after asking username and password
  43122  smbwrapper: `ls' in an smb mounted directory leads to the error message: "error in loading shared libraries: /usr/lib/samba/smbwrapper.so: undefined symbol: real_readdir64"

Package: snarf (main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <espy@debian.org>
  43858  snarf: snarf does not properly resume ftp transfers

Package: snmp (main)
Maintainer: David Engel <david@debian.org>
  44373  snmp: snmpcheck has /usr/local/bin/perl as interpreter

Package: sox (main)
Maintainer: Guenter Geiger <geiger@debian.org>
  43394  sox: The play and rec scripts are missing.

Package: swish++ (main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  38173  swish++ segfaults with libc6 2.1
  43417  swish++: Does not compile and is not up to date.

Package: sysklogd (main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  38977  sysklogd: permissions for /dev/xconsole not fixed on upgrade

Package: tao (non-free)
Maintainer: Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
  35805  tao_idl fails to load shared libraries
[STRATEGY] The upgrade to forthcoming TAO 1.0 will correct the problem.

Package: tar (main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  42522  tar: -X is broken
  43826  tar still does not understand -X

Package: task-sgml (main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
  44641  task-sgml: depends on non-existent package 'tei'

Package: tcpd (main)
Maintainer: Anthony Towns <ajt@debian.org>
  44408  tcpd: patch for the Hurd

Package: telnetd (main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  44687  telnetd: doesn't check for utmp group

Package: tetex-bin (main)
Maintainer: Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>
  44733  tetex-bin: Cannot run Swedish documents through LaTeX

Package: textutils (main)
Maintainer: Galen Hazelwood <galenh@debian.org>
  43610  textutils: tsort behaves unexpectedly

Package: theme-converters (main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  42154  theme-converters: Error when running wmakerthemetodeb.  Can't locate object method "new" via package "MD5".

Package: toba (non-free)
Maintainer: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org>
  40246  toba: Unresolved symbols.

Package: ucbmpeg-play (non-free)
Maintainer: Malc Arnold <malc@thing.demon.co.uk>
  39845  diff needed to compile on powerpc

Package: util-linux (main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  37657  util-linux: hwclock --systohc dangerous
  41263  hwclock --adjust doesn't work (temporary fix included)
  42556  util-linux: hwclock: Continually messes up my clock
  43793  Support for both GMT and UTC default/rc.S setting is wrong 

Package: vchkpw (contrib)
Maintainer: Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org>
  43200  vchkpw: Problem in init.d script

Package: vim-perl (main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  41978  gview.1.gz in vim-perl 5.4-1 and vim-rt-5.3. Update vim-perl fails

Package: vim-rt (main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  41958  vim-rt: vim-rt installs files into /usr/share/vim/vim54 instead of /usr/share/vim

Package: vrweb (main)
Maintainer: Fabien Ninoles <fab@tzone.org>
  39580  vrweb does not start at all
[HELP] If this isn't fixable, we'll have to pull it out.

Package: vtwm (main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  43474  vtwm: vtwm does not source system.vtwmrc on startup

Package: w3-msql (non-free)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  43169  [veille@NEUROCOM.COM: Stupid bug in W3-msql]

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

Package: wdm (main)
Maintainer: Daniel Patterson <danpat@debian.org>
  44699  Can't use longer login names

Package: wget (main)
Maintainer: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@debian.org>
  43857  wget: wget does not properly resume ftp transfers

Package: wmaker (main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  41434  Window Maker 0.60.0 "assertion failed"
[HELP] Any help is welcome, preferably patches.
  41671  wmaker: WMaker segfaults when using gnome-pager to switch to other workspace and show (unminimize) window from other desktop
[HELP] Any help is welcome, preferably patches.

Package: wmakerconf (main)
Maintainer: Adam Klein <aklein@debian.org>
  44464  wmakerconf: Segmentation fault

Package: wmmail (main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  44569  wmmail: wmmail: defaults domain HC!@HC!@card/GNUstep/Defaults/WMMail corrupted

Package: wn (main)
Maintainer: Jean Pierre LeJacq <jplejacq@quoininc.com>
  42143  wn: cron.daily/wn recurses infinitely and gives a segment violation

Package: wsoundserver (main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  42647  wsoundserver: segfault in PLIsArray

Package: xamixer (main)
Maintainer: David Huggins-Daines <dhd@debian.org>
  42935  xamixer: There are no widgets in the window

Package: xaw-wrappers (main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
  42294  xaw-wrappers: $data{program} is $wrapperfile
  43642  xaw-wrappers: update-xaw-wrappers eats up memory and crashes

Package: xaw3dg (main)
Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>
  3857   listres dumps core
[STRATEGY] fix xaw3d to use xaw-wrappers just like other Xaw replacements

Package: xbl (main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
  44615  xbl: Doesn't build on Alpha

Package: xchat (main)
Maintainer: Edward C. Lang <edlang@debian.org>
  43760  Gratuitous conflict: B'xchat' and 'xchat-gnome' 

Package: xemacs21-mule (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  39768  xemacs21-mule: bad paths in binary
  43740  xemacs21-mule: Sub-process returned an error code (1)

Package: xemacs21-nomule (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  39774  xemacs21-nomule: Post-installation script fails - bad path hardcoded
  43153  xemacs21-nomule: Unable to purge
  43160  xemacs21-nomule: Missing dependency on emacsen-common

Package: xemacs21-support (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  39806  xemacs21-support: missing /usr/share/xemacs21 skeleton

Package: xemacs21-supportel (main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  44423  xemacs21-supportel: doesn't include the language subdir.

Package: xfmix (contrib)
Maintainer: Tom Lear <lear@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package must be removed if its license is not fixed.
  39521  GPL is incompatible with XForms
[STRATEGY] Maintainer is trying to reach upstream authors.

Package: xinetd (main)
Maintainer: Norbert Veber <nveber@debian.org>
  43161  xinetd: obsolete /etc/init.d/netbase script included?
  44099  xinetd copyright file does not show where downloaded from
  44537  xinetd: Was deinstalled, and won't reinstall because of broken dependencies

Package: xldlas (contrib)
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package must be removed if its license is not fixed.
  39524  GPL is incompatible with XForms

Package: xmcd (main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  35177  xmcd: bad default device and $XMCD_LIBDIR dependency
[STRATEGY] Maintainer will fix this with forthcoming upstream release.

Package: xmhtml1-dev (main)
Maintainer: Tyson Dowd <trd@cs.mu.oz.au>
  35002  Linking statically breaks with new libc
[STRATEGY] Maintainer will recompile on a glibc2.1 machine.

Package: xmountains (main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
  44616  xmountains: Doesn't build on Alpha

Package: xmysql (contrib)
Maintainer: Martin Bialasinski <martinb@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package must be removed if its license is not fixed.
  39522  GPL is incompatible with XForms
[STRATEGY] Maintainer is talking to upstream authors about the 
license addition.

Package: xmysqladmin (contrib)
Maintainer: Martin Bialasinski <martinb@debian.org>
  39546  Is is redistributable?  Do we comply with license?
[HELP] Verify that xmysqladmin's license is not GPL, and is compatible
with XForms' license.

Package: xpaint (main)
Maintainer: Mark W. Eichin <eichin@kitten.gen.ma.us>
  43638  please recompile with libjpeg62

Package: xpw (main)
Maintainer: Davide Barbieri <paci@prosa.it>
  42974  xpw: pw segfaults on startup.

Package: xscreensaver (main)
Maintainer: Larry Daffner <vizzie@airmail.net>
  43574  xscreensaver, xscreensaver-gl don't appear to work (but do)
  43660  bashism in xscreensaver build rules

Package: xserver-i128 (main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  44702  blank screen with XF86_I128

Package: xserver-svga (main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  44501  xserver-svga: Support for Trident 3D-Image 975 AGP appears to be brokenPackage: xserver-svga

Package: xswallow (contrib)
Maintainer: Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pen~a <jfs@computer.org>
  44100  [PATCH] xswallow NMU diffs, for libc5 compile

Package: yard (main)
Maintainer: Tom Fawcett <fawcett@croftj.net>
  44508  yard: dependency changed (incorrectly) from perl5 to perl
  44711  yard: new version of yard depends on perl instead of perl5.

Package: zebra (main)
Maintainer: Alexander Koch and Endre Hirling <zebra@argh.org>
  43432  zebra_0.77-1(unstable): ripng not built on m68k, build error
  43603  zebra.log should be rotated

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