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Release-critical Bugreport for March 10, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for Mar 10 03:04 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 181
Number that will disappear after removing packages marked [REMOVE]: 9


Package: alsaconf (debian/main)
Maintainer: Masato Taruishi <taru@debian.org>
  60075  alsconf refers to es1938 as ess1938

Package: apache-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
  57679  apache-perl: Comes without config, but is needed for install

Package: autofs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Justin Maurer <justin@debian.org>
  52132  autofs: Race condition when expiring autofs submounts leaves daemon crippled
[STRATEGY] Patch available, waiting for reply from upstream

Package: balsa (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jules Bean <jules@debian.org>
  58662  balsa: It doesn't work.

Package: base-config (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
  59247  apt-setup needs to allow for user interaction from apt-cdrom add

Package: bash (debian/main)
Maintainer: Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
  58404  bash: *ap++ == 0x55 , segmentation fault out of nowhere!

Package: bbdb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Frederic Lepied <Lepied@debian.org>
  59177  xemacs20 didn't compile bbdb-gnus on installation

Package: boot-floppies (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  57365  init hangs: no more processes
  57625  base: PCMCIA cards not recognize during installation
  58266  bf-2.2.7: PCMCIA network install is broken
  58779  boot-floppies: Can't boot on my Powerpc
  58825  MULTI_KERNELS, kver-suffix causing CD-ROM install to fail.
  58857  The boot floppies do not work with milex raid on root.
  59230  boot-floppies: Installer incorrectly configured PCMCIA network card
  59329  ppp driver will not load
  59626  potato base install disks broken/outdated

Package: bplay (debian/main)
Maintainer: Peter Makholm <peter@makholm.net>
  60041  bplay doesn't play wav files

Package: bug (debian/main)
Maintainer: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  59782  bug: /usr/bin/bug: 3: Bad file descriptor
  59784  bug: unable to file against ftp.debian.org

Package: communicator-smotif-461 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  42259  [TBF] If you open a menu and a cookie pops up, the browser hangs
  43849  communicator-smotif: Floating point exception error

Package: console-data (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  60019  console-data: Bad debconf questions prevent installation

Package: cooledit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Tom Lear <tom@trap.mtview.ca.us>
  59910  cooledit_3.11.6-3(frozen): broken source package

Package: cucipop (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>
  59605  cucipop: Bulletins do not function correctly - requires DB2 support compiled in.

Package: cvs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Tom Lees <tom@debian.org>
  59543  cvs: cvs-makerepos does not exist
  59909  cvs: cvs segfaults when commiting a dir

Package: debianutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>
  59121  run-parts hangs during /etc/cron.daily runs

Package: devscripts (debian/main)
Maintainer: Julian Gilbey <jdg@debian.org>
  58458  cannot find 2 *.changes file

Package: dotfile-bash (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>
  60060  dotfile-bash doesn't start

Package: dpkg (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  33237  /etc/alternatives/emacs not managed properly - /usr/bin/emacs doesn't run emacs20
[STRATEGY] Switches to manual-mode too quickly, maintainer will look at
           it this weekend.
  58091  package name "Eterm" --> "eterm"
  60056  dpkg: dselect doesn't work
  60062  dselect: failed to getch in main menu: Success
  60064  dpkg_1.6.10.deb dselect: failed to getch in main menu: Success
  60069  dpkg: crash in dselect: failed to getch in main menu
  60080  dpkg: `dselect' does not work

Package: dump (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  59935  dump: dump segfaults

Package: emacs19 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mark W. Eichin <eichin@thok.org>
  57636  [NMU] gnus under emacs19 opens files in /tmp insecurely
  59860  [NMU] Emacs19 can't be built from source

Package: epic4 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
  58508  Epic pre2.503 has bugs which 2.505 has not

Package: fetchmail (debian/main)
Maintainer: Paul Haggart <phaggart@debian.org>
[HELP] Maintainer is not responding.
       Someone should take over the package. (RB)
  43139  fetchmail flushed after failed delivery
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Dec 12, awaiting reply.
  50990  fetchmail: mail was fetched and deleted from server but never sent to local MTA
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Dec 12, awaiting reply.

Package: fetchmailconf (debian/main)
Maintainer: Paul Haggart <phaggart@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  57287  generates wrong config files

Package: ftp.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>
  57579  Please remove gicon from potato
  58129  .debs uploaded to frozen/unstable only going into unstable?
  58966  override file: libreadlineg2 and old libg++ libs should go to oldlibs
  59265  ftp.debian.org: userlink does not appear to be available
  59351  ftp.debian.org: ldap needs to be removed completely removed from potato and woody
  59607  please change priority of some gstep-* packages from extra to optional
  59944  need to remove old kernel images for sparc

Package: fvwm95 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Daniel Martin <fizbin@debian.org>
  59985  Doesn't start

Package: fwctl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@lina.inka.de>
  59857  fwctl: fwctl sets wrong interface for denied address

Package: g++ (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
[HELP] For gcc/g++ bug reports to be sent to the upstream maintainers,
certain procedures must be followed, so help from clueful people is required
  48530  g++ [fixed in 2.96 CVS Feb 2000] [alpha]: internal compiler error building open-amulet
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Dec 12, awaiting reply.
  55291  [alpha] g++ causes internal compiler error compiling hatman

Package: gcc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  59819  gcc_2.95.2-7(frozen): fails to compile itself on m68k

Package: gdb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  58450  gdb: Won't compile on PowerPC

Package: geomview (debian/main)
Maintainer: Randolph Chung <tausq@debian.org>
  59585  geomview: depends on mesag3 instead of libgl1

Package: gimp1.1 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Gertzfield <che@debian.org>
  58976  gimp1.1: SigSegv when LANG=ru_RU.KOI8-R

Package: gltt-bin (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  59584  gltt-bin: depends on mesag3, but needs to depend on libgl1

Package: gnome-guile (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  58433  gnome-guile: can't build from source

Package: gnome-help (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  58973  gnome-help: gnome-help doesn't start anymore since gtk upgrade

Package: gnome-panel (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  58278  gnome-panel: panel no longer works

Package: gnome-terminal (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  58220  gnome-terminal: Entries are not correctly entered into utmp.

Package: gnomeicu (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward C. Lang <edlang@debian.org>
  58919  gnomeicu causes XServer to grab all the memory.

Package: gnotes (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  58914  gnotes: seg faults when changing note's size  in "properties"

Package: gnuchess-book (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Mitchell <martin@debian.org>
  57945  gnuchessbook: /usr/lib/games/gnuchess/gnuchess.data doesn't exist  (another dir)

Package: gnudip (debian/main)
Maintainer: Randolph Chung <tausq@debian.org>
  59248  gnudip: Gnudip prerm script fails with error `groupdel: group gnudip does not exist'

Package: gpm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Zephaniah E. Hull <warp@whitestar.soark.net>
  58081  [PATCH] priviledge elevation in gpm-root
  59793  gpm: gpm won't start from remote telnet session

Package: grmonitor (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Mitchell <martin@debian.org>
  59592  grmonitor needs to depends on libgl1 instead of mesag3

Package: hostname (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  59410  hostname: found how to set domainname for linux

Package: ircd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  58757  wont start

Package: jgroff (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yoshiaki Yanagihara <yochi@debian.or.jp>
  59628  jgroff: Segfaults with english printf

Package: kaffe (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ean R. Schuessler <ean@novare.net>
  59420  kaffe_1:1.0.5e-0.3(frozen): bad register names on m68k
  59575  kaffe: jit3 not supported on sparc build

Package: kernel-image-2.2.14 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  59236  2.2.14 kernel images on Alpha don't have de4x5 driver compiled in

Package: kernel-image-2.2.14-ide (debian/main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  57451  where are the sources for the ide patch ?

Package: lde (debian/main)
Maintainer: Petr Cech <cech@debian.org>
  59048  Needs two tiny tweaks for ARM processor

Package: libapache-mod-dtcl (debian/main)
Maintainer: David N. Welton <davidw@efn.org>
  58431  libapache-mod-dtcl: Serious build problems

Package: libc6 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  58691  Upgrading libc6 fails with tetex-bin installed
  58770  libc6: Problem when upgrading.
  59098  libc6: Problem in preinst

Package: libc6-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  59962  sys/ucontext.h shouldn't define ERR

Package: libgd-graph-perl (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@debian.org>
  59442  libgd-graph-perl: Missing files, missing dependencies

Package: libgtkada1 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Samuel Tardieu <sam@debian.org>
  59590  libgtkada1 depends on mesag3, but needs to depend on libgl1

Package: libgtkgl0 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@debian.org>
  57773  infinite directory tree created
  59599  libgtkgl0 depends on mesag3, must depend on libgl1 instead

Package: libgtkimreg (debian/main)
Maintainer: Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de>
  59021  Needs newer config.* files for ARM port

Package: libhtml-parser-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>
  59279  libhtml-parser-perl_3.02-1(frozen): bad targets in debian/rules

Package: libungif3g-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  57943  libunguf3g-dev: broken postinstall script

Package: libwnn6 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Keita Maehara <maehara@debian.org>
  60078  libwnn6 should go into /usr/lib, not /usr/X11R6/lib.

Package: mailman (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@sztaki.hu>
  59867  mailman: gate_news isn't working

Package: makedev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  59502  raw ftape devices wrong

Package: man-db (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  58640  wrapper does not handle fakeroot well

Package: metamail (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>
  58174  metamail is unable to launch any file

Package: mh (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward Brocklesby <ejb@debian.org>
  59227  htdig: Apparent infinite recursion
  59891  Security problem in MIME-handling code

Package: midentd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  58480  installing midentd with pidentd installed didn't change default identd

Package: modutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  53660  [NMU] modutils 2.3.9-1 assumes update-modules can run

Package: moonlight (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  59059  SIGILL on K6-2, many X errors

Package: mozilla (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Mozilla maintainers <mozilla@packages.debian.org>
  59990  mozilla: Segmentation fault on first start
  60012  M14 segfaults immediately

Package: mp3blaster (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  59564  mp3blaster: fails to build, C++ error

Package: nana (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brent A. Fulgham <bfulgham@debian.org>
  58909  nana: nana looks in the wrong place for nanafilter
  59786  nana: bad timestamps in archive

Package: nano (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jordi Mallach <jordi@sindominio.net>
  59954  segfaults when editing

Package: netbase (debian/main)
Maintainer: Anthony Towns <ajt@debian.org>
  59282  netbase: portmap is killed too early on shutdown
  59377  netbase: can't build

Package: nfs-kernel-server (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chip Salzenberg <chip@debian.org>
  59641  nfs-kernel-server: conflicts with Standard package nfs-server

Package: nfs-server (debian/main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  59642  nfs-server: conflicts with Standard package nfs-kernel-server

Package: nscd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  58367  nscd: 'broken pipe' error causes entire box to be unusable

Package: ntp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  59090  slink->potato upgrade (probably) delete config file

Package: openldapd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  57469  configure script endlessly loops

Package: orbit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chris Waters <xtifr@debian.org>
  58782  Patch to allow building orbit on Alpha

Package: pak (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
  58474  pak does not compile from source
[REMOVE] Really should be removed

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.2.14 (debian/main)
  59315  depmod: error reading ELF header: No such file or directory

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.2.14-compact (debian/main)
  59638  Please recompile pcmcia modules for compact kernel

Package: pdl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
  55268  [Strategy: use older version on alpha] PDL fails to compile on alpha

Package: perl-5.005 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  55794  Wrong system call numbers on alpha (and probably other non-i386)

Package: perl-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  53794  perl policy is flawed -- 5.004 and 5.005 simultaneous

Package: php3-mysql (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@sztaki.hu>
  60036  php3-mysql acting strange after NMU

Package: pilot-manager (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  59202  pilot-manager: Method "GetRecord" missing in SyncPlan

Package: pmake (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward Brocklesby <ejb@debian.org>
  56878  [PATCH] seriously poor /tmp handling in pmake when running multiple jobs
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Feb. 15, awaiting reply. (MH)

Package: postfix (debian/main)
Maintainer: LaMont Jones <lamont@debian.org>
  58181  postfix: /var/spool/postfix/lib and /var/spool/postfix/etc out of date
[STRATEGY] Maintainer should upload by Feb24 (MS)
  58199  postfix fails to install if no hostname is available
[STRATEGY] Working on tests (Feb24MS)

Package: ppmtofb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
  59820  ppmtofb_0.26(unstable): build error: no sys/io.h on m68k

Package: pvm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Drake Diedrich <Drake.Diedrich@anu.edu.au>
  59903  pvm_3.4.2-4(frozen): build fails due to root-owned files

Package: python-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gregor Hoffleit <flight@debian.org>
  59713  python-base: Strange interaction between gtk and math
  59967  python-base: python-base depends on libdb1.85
  60029  python-base: depends on libdb1.85, which is unavailable

Package: qpopper (debian/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  60016  does not understand "pass"

Package: quota (debian/main)
Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>
[HELP] Mail to maintainer bounced.
  59895  Typo in quota init-script

Package: r-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Douglas Bates <bates@stat.wisc.edu>
  58412  r-base: Can't build from source

Package: rep-gtk (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mikolaj J. Habryn <dichro-debian@rcpt.to>
  58684  rep-gtk_0.8-2(unstable): build error (prototype mismatch)

Package: reportbug (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
  59334  reportbug: Fails over getting status...

Package: roxen (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
  58501  initial configuration user/pass OK gives HTTP/1.0 500 Internal Server Error
  59339  roxen_1.3.122-7(frozen): non-executable script during building

Package: rscheme (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  53734  rscheme: build fails if there is no info about the packages

Package: sawmill (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mikolaj J. Habryn <dichro-debian@rcpt.to>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  59760  sawmill: Sawmill fails to load -- missing file /usr/lib/rep/0.11/i686-pc-linux-gnu/timers.so

Package: scm (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  58435  scm: can't build from source (CONTROL file error)

Package: semi (debian/main)
Maintainer: Takuo KITAME <kitame@northeye.org>
  56063  general: semi breaks sending mail with XEmacs.

Package: slirp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
  59608  slirp: password handling bug, patch included

Package: slocate (debian/main)
Maintainer: R Garth Wood <rgwood@debian.org>
  57011  upgrade of slocate fails
  57046  Again slocate's install is hosed up.
  57530  slocate: overwrite not allowed (prevents other programs from installing)
  58023  slocate: Fails to install due to dpkg-divert error
  59366  upgrade of slocate fails
  59923  slocate: Subject: Anacron job 'cron.daily'

Package: smail (debian/main)
Maintainer: Soenke Lange <soenke@escher.north.de>
[HELP] Mail to Soenke bounced.
  59135  smail: Smail doesn't work with the latest libraries

Package: ssh (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Please NMU, with extreme care. Contact Tommi Virtanen for info.
  59464  X11 forwarding appears to be /completely/ broken in 1.2.2-14
  59813  OpenSSH no longer connects to Solaris sshd 1.2.27
  59862  ssh: X forwarding problems even after xauth upgrade

Package: ssh-nonfree (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Please NMU.  (with extreme care)
  56670  ssh-nonfree: does not build on current potato

Package: ssh2 (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Edward Brocklesby <ejb@debian.org>
  59031  ssh2: AARGH! ssh2-2.0.13-5 broke my box!

Package: swi-prolog (debian/main)
Maintainer: Milan Zamazal <pdm@debian.org>
  59560  swi-prolog: fails to build, requires extra define

Package: tkstep8.0 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Steve Kostecke <steve@debian.org>
  55953  tkstep8.0: upgrade from tkstep8.0_8.0p2-3.3 removes /usr/bin/wish8.0
  56950  tk8.0, tk8.2
  57600  PowerPC port of tkstep8.0 has broken dependencies, and breaks many tk applications

Package: vtun (debian/main)
Maintainer: Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>
  58449  vtun: /etc/init.d/vtun does not stop vtun
  58752  vtun: `persist' option does not work - eats cpu

Package: wavtools (debian/main)
Maintainer: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org>
  59710  wavp cannot play wav files from netscape

Package: wdm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Daniel Patterson <danpat@debian.org>
  59216  wdm: no packages should use pam_pwdb.so by default
  59843  wdm: needs non-existent parse-xf86config

Package: whiptail (debian/main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <ezanard@debian.org>
  59150  still missing dependency on libnewt0 for m68k

Package: wmf (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christoph Lameter <christoph@lameter.com>
  59746  wmf: wmf segfaults

Package: xlife (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward Betts <edward@debian.org>
  59383  xlife: can't build

Package: xmame-gl (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Martin Mitchell <martin@debian.org>
  59595  xmame-gl depends on mesag3, must depend on libgl1 instead

Package: xmysqladmin (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Martin Bialasinski <martinb@debian.org>
  56495  xmysqladmin segfault

Package: xpvm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Anand Kumria <wildfire@progsoc.uts.edu.au>
  59816  xpvm_1.2.5-4(frozen): build fails due to root-owned files

Package: xt (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@debian.org>
  59596  xt depends on mesag3, must depend on libgl1 instead

Package: xvt (debian/main)
Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
  59045  xvt/ncurses-base: New "xterm" terminfo breaks xvt

Package: yiff-server (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raphael Bossek <bossekr@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  60032  yiff-server init checks for -f /dev/dsp, but /dev/dsp's a char special

Package: zope (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gregor Hoffleit <flight@debian.org>
  59969  zope 2.1.4-2 daemon start error: dedent issue

Package: zsh (debian/main)
Maintainer: Clint Adams <schizo@debian.org>
  58941  core dump with function mycd() {builtin cd "$@" && echo $PWD}

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