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Release-critical Bugreport for March 17, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for Mar 17 03:01 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 158
Number that will disappear after removing packages marked [REMOVE]: 7


Package: alsa-source (debian/main)
Maintainer: Masato Taruishi <taru@debian.org>
  60238  alsa-source postinst script is borken (again!)

Package: apache (debian/main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  60257  apache-ssl: upgrade changes DocumentRoot!
  60486  Apache doesn't show README* in dir listings
  60575  /etc/aliases: No such file or directory

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: base (pseudo)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>
  60370  libdb2 missing from base?
  60371  base, installation glitches (configure network, start new system)

Package: base-config (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
  59247  apt-setup needs to allow for user interaction from apt-cdrom add
  60306  Serial console does not work on initial boot

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: bind (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  59649  bind: Gives core dump

Package: boot-floppies (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  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
  58857  The boot floppies do not work with milex raid on root.
  60218  error when setting active partition

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: clisp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>
  46059  package fails to build on sparc
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Dec 12, awaiting reply.

Package: communicator (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  60193  communicator: buss error when replying to message

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: cons (debian/main)
Maintainer: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org>
  60569  Insufficient docs

Package: cooledit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Tom Lear <tom@trap.mtview.ca.us>
  60579  cooledit: source is still really messed up

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: debconf (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
  60160  Finnish mirrors not included
  60583  dist-upgrade fails when dpkg-preconfigure is not found

Package: debiandoc-sgml (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ardo van Rangelrooij <ardo@debian.org>
  60246  debiandoc-sgml: error handling in two commands is inappropriate
  60313  debiandoc2latexps file.sgml removes file.dvi

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

Package: dgs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ryuichi Arafune <arafune@debian.org>
  60286  dgs_0.5.9.1+000228-3(unstable): build error (self dependency)

Package: doc-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
  60483  severely underrates dwww's capabilities

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"

Package: emacs19 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mark W. Eichin <eichin@thok.org>
  59860  [NMU] Emacs19 can't be built from source

Package: emacsen-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  60314  emacs-package-install crashes with octave & psgml with emacs20&xemacs21

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

Package: exim (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mark Baker <mbaker@iee.org>
  60567  Exim turns itself back on on upgrade

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: filerunner (debian/main)
Maintainer: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org>
  60412  filerunner: Error loading FileRunner binary extensions code.

Package: fortify (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
  60162  fortify: Does the index file / database need to be updated?  Is there a new upstream?
[STRATEGY] Upstream 1.6.4 added support for 4.72, upgrade necessary

Package: ftp.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>
  59607  please change priority of some gstep-* packages from extra to optional
  60378  ftp.debian.org: Remove libapache-mod-fastcgi

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
  60453  gimp: bad translation for menupath: /Stack/Raise Layer

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

Package: gnucash (debian/main)
Maintainer: Tyson Dowd <trd@cs.mu.oz.au>
  60417  docs are split between /usr/doc/gnucash and /usr/share/doc/gnucash

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: gxedit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chris Waters <xtifr@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  60302  gxedit: Segmentation fault when changing font size

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

Package: imlib-progs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
  60052  imlib-progs: imlib_config segfaulting without /etc/imlib/imrc

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

Package: jdk1.1-dev (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  60504  jdk1.1-dev: one more crufty old alternative to clean up

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

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
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Mar 16, awaiting reply.

Package: libnet-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>
  60140  Need new version in potato (just released within this week)

Package: libpam-modules (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  60287  libpam-modules: Spurious Parsing Error from pam_limits.so

Package: licq-plugin-qt2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Zed Pobre <zed@debian.org>
  60492  Potato LICQ won't start (fresh install)

Package: lynx (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christian Hudon <chrish@debian.org>
  59191  Have these buffer over flows in lynx been fixed?

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

Package: man-db (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  60339  How about testing packages before uploading them?  2.3.14 dies on unpack

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
  60271  midentd: Default installation, improper permissions on logfile. daemon != identd user.

Package: mixviews (debian/main)
Maintainer: Guenter Geiger <geiger@debian.org>
  60545  mixviews: fails to compile on sparc

Package: mkhybrid (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org>
  60119  mkhybrid: patch required for making sparc bootable CD's
  60489  mkhybrid: patch required for making sparc bootable CD's

Package: modconf (debian/main)
Maintainer: Boot Floppies team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  60182  New screen is drawn on wrong tty if changing tty while module detection

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

Package: navigator-smotif-472-libc5 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  60523  Can't run netscape: 'Bus error'

Package: netbase (debian/main)
Maintainer: Anthony Towns <ajt@debian.org>
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Mar 16, awaiting reply.
  59282  netbase: portmap is killed too early on shutdown
  59377  netbase: can't build
  60367  portmap isn't started on changing runlevels, breaking NIS/YP and NFS startup
  60374  netbase: networking doesn't play well with NFS root
  60517  prerm of netbase hangs

Package: netscape-java-472 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  60263  Netscape-java-472 and netscape-base-472 collide

Package: netscape-smotif-472-libc5 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  60223  netscape-smotif-472-libc5: wrong dependencies

Package: nfs-kernel-server (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chip Salzenberg <chip@debian.org>
  59641  nfs-kernel-server: conflicts with Standard package nfs-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: 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-5.005-doc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  60233  incorrect copyright for documentation

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

Package: php3 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@sztaki.hu>
  60201  php3: Enabling php3 causes apache not to start.

Package: playmidi (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rich Sahlender <rsahlen@debian.org>
  60524  playmidi: fails to compile

Package: postgresql-client (debian/main)
Maintainer: Oliver Elphick <Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk>
  60406  bogus dependeny on libreadlineg2

Package: prc-tools (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  51647  prc-tools: fails building on sparc

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: 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: realplayer (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
  60587  RP 7 plugin keeps netscape from starting

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: 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
  60261  roxen: Wrong install perms on /etc/roxen

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: scwm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Francesco Tapparo <cesco@debian.org>
  60585  scwm segfaults on frozen

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

Package: sendmail (debian/main)
Maintainer: Richard A Nelson (Rick) <cowboy@debian.org>
  60227  Missing /etc/mail/local-host-names let install fail

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

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: sniffit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward Betts <edward@debian.org>
  60435  sniffit: sniffit -i doesn't seem to work

Package: ssh (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Please NMU, with extreme care. Contact Tommi Virtanen for info.
  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
  60355  missing slogin

Package: ssh2 (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Edward Brocklesby <ejb@debian.org>
  59031  ssh2: AARGH! ssh2-2.0.13-5 broke my box!
  60498  new SSH2 broke SSH1 (sshd2 reports v2.0 not 1.99)

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: userv (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson <ian@davenant.greenend.org.uk>
  60094  userv_1.0.0(unstable): build error (non-extisting debiandoc2ps)

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: whiptail (debian/main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <ezanard@debian.org>
  59150  still missing dependency on libnewt0 for m68k
[WAITING] Maintainer was contacted on Mar 16, awaiting reply.

Package: wu-ftpd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Chris Butler <chrisb@sandy.force9.co.uk>
  60307  wu-ftpd-academ cron.weekly script breakage

Package: xfce (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Kevin Donnelly <kdonn@debian.org>
  60258  xfce: Version available in frozen is severely outdated and should be removed

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

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: xviddetect (debian/main)
Maintainer: Randolph Chung <tausq@debian.org>
  60472  xviddetect: does not create XF86Config, anXious does nothing, even with --force options

Package: xview (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Buck <mbuck@debian.org>
  60536  xview: compile expects sparc to be sunos

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

Package: zsh (debian/main)
Maintainer: Clint Adams <schizo@debian.org>
  58941  core dump with function mycd() {builtin cd "$@" && echo $PWD}
[STRATEGY] Fixed in the next .deb.  Already fixed upstream. (Mar15MH)

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