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Release-critical Bugreport for April 7, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for Apr  7 03:04 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 147
Number that will disappear after removing packages marked [REMOVE]: 2


Package: animals (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jim Lynch <jwl@debian.org>
  61825  animals: Doesn't start anymore

Package: aolserver (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brent A. Fulgham <bfulgham@debian.org>
  61361  aolserver chowns var/www

Package: apache (debian/main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  59365  cron script kills itself
  60257  apache-ssl: upgrade changes DocumentRoot!
  60486  Apache doesn't show README* in dir listings
  60575  /etc/aliases: No such file or directory

Package: apt (debian/main)
Maintainer: APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>
  61509  apt: apt-get rendered unusable with latest libstdc++2.10
[STRATEGY] due to sparc libstdc++2.10 breakage; see #61511

Package: arla (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Gregory S. Stark <gsstark@mit.edu>
  61706  arla packages are horribly outdated

Package: auctex (debian/main)
Maintainer: Davide G. M. Salvetti <salve@debian.org>
  61878  xemacs21 is not good enough for auctex

Package: autoproject (debian/main)
Maintainer: James R. Van Zandt <jrv@vanzandt.mv.com>
  61919  autoproject must depend on mawk

Package: berolist (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jonathon D. Nelson <nels0988@tc.umn.edu>
  61471  berolist: Berolist segfault with postfix

Package: bind (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  61129  base: bind upgrade leaves two named's running

Package: boot-floppies (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  58857  The boot floppies do not work with milex raid on root.
  61679  Installation program suggests sr0 as cdrom device, which is not there
  61861  DAC960: Assertion 'partition->name' failed.

Package: cdrecord (debian/main)
Maintainer: Erik Andersen <andersee@debian.org>
  61250  cdrecord: Trashes cd's in Yamaha 4416S drive

Package: console-tools (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  60917  console-tools: preinst directory problem

Package: courier-imap (debian/main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  61674  Courier-IMAP is not usable with Netscape or Mozilla

Package: cvs-doc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Tom Lees <tom@debian.org>
  61517  Installation cvs-doc broken.
[HELP] maintainer can't reproduce
Package: dbf2pg (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  61699  dbf2pg: libpg.so.2.0 not found

Package: debianutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>
  59121  [PATCH] run-parts hangs during /etc/cron.daily runs
[STRATEGY] Steve Greenland will do a NMU.

Package: dlocate (debian/main)
Maintainer: Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>
  61789  dlocate: significant breakage, does not function as per man page at all
  61790  dlocate: cron job apparently doesn't run?

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, stat/lstat confusion;
partly fixed; maintainer promised to look at it
  58091  package name "Eterm" --> "eterm"
[STRATEGY] dpkg is mixed case (in)sensitive, Wichert says it will be fixed,
but for woody?

Package: dpkg-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  61273  dpkg-dev STILL does not configure (emacsen-common interaction)
[STRATEGY] Already fixed in CVS

Package: emacsen-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  60314  emacs-package-install crashes with octave & psgml with emacs20&xemacs21
  61133  emacsen-common: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 29

Package: epic4 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
  61856  epic4: new epic crashes axur upon channel /join

Package: exim (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mark Baker <mbaker@iee.org>
  61498  exim creates two root aliases
  61770  exim: exim 3.12-7 doesn't send mail

Package: ftape (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christian Meder <meder@isr.uni-stuttgart.de>
  59502  raw ftape devices wrong

Package: ftp.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>
  61495  Remove pilot-link-tcl from potato and woody
  61830  non-free: debian-cd does not like trn manifest

Package: g2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>
  61124  g2 needs libgd, but doesn't declare dependency

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

Package: glimpse (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Marco Budde <Budde@tu-harburg.de>
  60852  glimpse: full of temp races

Package: gmc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer & Martin Bialasinski <mc-debian@internet-treff.uni-koeln.de>
  61401  gmc: convert-metadata.db doesn't work with libdb2-util

Package: gnome-session (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  61617  gnome-session: gome-wm fails

Package: gnome-think (debian/main)
Maintainer: Peter Teichman <pat@debian.org>
  61608  gnome-think won't save files

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
  60615  gnucash: LANG=de_DE does weird things

Package: gnuserv (debian/main)
Maintainer: Frederic Lepied <Lepied@debian.org>
  61571  gnuserv: (void-function server-kill-buffer-query-function)

Package: gpm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Zephaniah E. Hull <warp@whitestar.soark.net>
  60841  /etc/init.d/gpm can not launch /usr/sbin/gpm

Package: imagemagick (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ryuichi Arafune <arafune@debian.org>
  60878  convert g3:filea png:fileb loops endlessly

Package: imho (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
  60767  imho: bad scripting breaks roxen

Package: imlib-progs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
  60052  imlib-progs: imlib_config segfaulting without /etc/imlib/imrc
[HELP] Should be fixed in 1.9.8-4; please someone verify
Package: inn2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  61077  inn2: apparently all sorts of directory permissions are trash in inn2

Package: inn2-inews (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  61409  inn2-inews: rnews permissions break mail2news gateway setup

Package: irda-tools (debian/main)
Maintainer: NOKUBI Takatsugu <knok@daionet.gr.jp>
  61614  irda-tools: irattach says 'Are you using an old kernel?'

Package: jdk1.1 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  60857  Bad path to java-jdk11.1.gz in update-alternatives-jdk1.1

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: jed-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christian Hammers <ch@debian.org>
  60630  jed-common overwrites configuration file

Package: kbd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  61707  kbd: Installation of kbd fails when an empty directory /usr/local/share/keytables is present

Package: kernel-image-2.2.13-powerpc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Hartmut Koptein <koptein@debian.org>
  61032  kernel-source: when compiling 68K  KERNELMAP_NOCACHE_SER doesn't exist. (is in ppc)

Package: libc6-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  57914  libc6-dev: sys/io.h doesn't work with g++

Package: libgcj (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  61843  libgjc: still doesn't build on sparc, rules error

Package: libggi (debian/main)
Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
  61177  libggi: svgalib target should not be built for all archs

Package: libggi2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
  57568  libggi2 must depend on libggi-target-x | libggi-target

Package: libpam-modules (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  61644  a few problems since upgrading to potato
  61724  logging password changes
  61942  pam_unix logs unknown usernames to syslog

Package: libpam-smb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  61911  NT users with username greather than 15 characters can't login.

Package: libpam0g (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  61918  libpam0g: after apt-get upgrade, NO LOGONS POSSIBLE

Package: libpng0 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Philippe Troin <phil@fifi.org>
[REMOVE] Obsoleted by libpng2
  61188  libpng0: sparc no longer supports libc5

Package: libstdc++2.10 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  61511  [Sparc] latest libstdc++2.10 breaks binary compatibility
[FIX] libstdc++2.10_2.95.2-8.1_sparc.deb in Incoming

Package: libtool (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ossama Othman <ossama@debian.org>
  61314  libtool build hack breaks ports
[STRATEGY] BenC is preparing a NMU.

Package: libxml-parser-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ardo van Rangelrooij <ardo@debian.org>
  61231  mod_perl segfaults child-processes in combination with XML::Parser::Expat

Package: lilo (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  61928  new LILO renders system unbootable

Package: linuxconf (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stefan Gybas <sgybas@debian.org>
  61833  linuxconf: wrong group for /etc/shadow

Package: login (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  61480  su seg´faults after update from slink to frozen potato
[HELP] can't be reproduced
</FONT>  61643  a few problems since upgrading to potato

Package: lynx (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christian Hudon <chrish@debian.org>
  59191  Have these buffer over flows in lynx been fixed?
[STRATEGY] should be fixed in latest lynx development versions

Package: mailman (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@sztaki.hu>
  61695  mailman: mail->news gw blows up on mails without subject

Package: makedev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  61862  makedev: [patch] scdN -> srN  since "sr" is the canonical device name.

Package: mesag3+ggi (debian/main)
Maintainer: James A. Treacy <treacy@debian.org>
  61705  Must pass --prefix to GGIMesa configure

Package: mgp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fumitoshi UKAI <ukai@debian.or.jp>
  61385  mgp dumps a core for every file

Package: midentd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
[REMOVE] This package can be removed if it is not fixed.
  60271  midentd: Default installation, improper permissions on logfile. daemon != identd user.

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
  61464  boot-floppies: Still can't install ne module
  61872  Modconf: can't load wd module

Package: mozilla (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Mozilla maintainers <mozilla@packages.debian.org>
  61270  mozilla: segfaults (not because of ~/.mozilla)

Package: mule2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Takuo KITAME <kitame@northeye.org>
  55261  mule2: can't build from source

Package: navigator-smotif-472 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  61793  Package netscape-smotif-472 not available for PPC

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

Package: ncurses (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <ncurses-maint@debian.org>
  56057  less_346-6(frozen): Error in build dependencies or in libncurses5-dev

Package: ncurses4.2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <ncurses-maint@debian.org>
  55263  [PATCH backported from 2.96 CVS] [alpha] can't compile ncurses 4.2
  60531  ncurses4.2: fails to build when entering the Ada95 examples

Package: netatalk (debian/main)
Maintainer: David Huggins-Daines <dhd@debian.org>
  60926  netatalk + lpr package higher than lpr_1%3a0.33-3_i386.deb

Package: netplan (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  61346  netplan: can't purge package!

Package: netscape (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  60619  netscape: Error message: 'Bus error' when trying to run netscape.

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

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.2.14 (debian/main)
  61544  Missing Dependencies for pcmcia modules

Package: pcmcia-modules-2.2.14-ide (debian/main)
  61882  pcmcia-modules-2.2.14-flavor installs modules in wrong place
  61884  unresolvable symbols in module

Package: pdl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
  55268  [Strategy: use older version on alpha] PDL fails to compile on alpha
[HELP] someone needs to upload that older version for alpha already!
Package: perl-5.005-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  61765  perl-5.005-base: crash with mhonarc

Package: php4 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@sztaki.hu>
  61709  php4: No gdbm/db2 support?

Package: pilot-manager (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  61931  pilot-manager: y2k issue - dates show as mm/dd/100

Package: postfix-tls (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>
  61733  postfix-tls: warning: mail_queue_enter: create file maildrop/905279.954: Permission denied

Package: qmail (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Jon Marler <jmarler@debian.org>
  60665  qmail: Can't start QMail-POP3-Server

Package: roxen (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
  60261  roxen: Wrong install perms on /etc/roxen
  60766  roxen: configuration impossible

Package: satan (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pen~a <jfs@computer.org>
  61557  satan uses wrong perl version

Package: scalapack (debian/main)
Maintainer: Philipp Frauenfelder <pfrauenf@debian.org>
  55272  scalapack: can't build from source
  58386  scalapack_1.6-12(frozen): build error (undefined symbols)
  61757  scalapack_1.6-13(frozen): build error (unresolved symbols)

Package: sendfile (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  61423  sendfile: Can't receive files!

Package: siag-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Davide Barbieri <paci@prosa.it>
  61174  siag-common: deps on arch any packages too strict to allow binary only recompiles
  61744  siag-office is uninstallable in potato with newest siagoffice-common

Package: slocate (debian/main)
Maintainer: R Garth Wood <rgwood@debian.org>
  61791  slocate: cron job apparently doesn't run?

Package: ssh (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  49944  sshd X11 forwarding fails
  61723  ssh: ssh depends on outdated lib gmp2
  61917  COMPATIBILITY: AllowHosts/DenyHosts/SilentDeny not supported in  OpenSSH

Package: ssh-nonfree (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Please NMU.  (with extreme care)
  60355  missing slogin

Package: suidmanager (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Klein <aklein@debian.org>
  61859  suidmanager makes system management harder

Package: svgalib4libggi (debian/main)
Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
  61190  svgalib4libggi: bad dependencies for non-svgalib platforms

Package: sysklogd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  61869  postfix: unchecked data sent to syslog

Package: sysvinit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  60898  shutting down networking and unmounting NFS mounts
  61227  Kernel panic/filesystem corruption if swapping started while software   RAID resyncing

Package: task-chinese-t (debian/main)
Maintainer: Anthony Wong <ypwong@debian.org>
  61949  task-chinese-t: dependency on chdrv doesn't allow installing on non-i386

Package: tetex-bin (debian/main)
Maintainer: teTeX maintainers <tetex-maint@verwaltung.uni-mainz.de>
[HELP] Christoph has set up a mailing list tetex-maint@verwaltung.uni-mainz.de
to discuss work on these packages. (debian-tetex-maint@lists.debian.org ?)
  61743  Some mess with *.info files

Package: timidity (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Mitchell <martin@debian.org>
  61851  [woody only] 2.9.1-2 is broken for woody

Package: uisp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jefferson E. Noxon <jeff@debian.org>
  61145  uisp: does not need to be only arch i386, it is needed to fulfill deps

Package: userv (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson <ian@davenant.greenend.org.uk>
  60094  userv_1.0.0(unstable): build error (non-extisting debiandoc2ps)
[STRATEGY] debiandoc2ps -=> debiandoc2latexps

Package: util-linux (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  60734  util-linux: hwclock starts too late

Package: www.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: James Treacy <debian-www@lists.debian.org>
  61702  german installation instrauctions not for sparc but x86

Package: x11iraf (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Zed Pobre <zed@debian.org>
  61297  x11iraf: ximtool fails to open

Package: xchat (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward C. Lang <edlang@debian.org>
  60826  xchat: package has no copyright or changelog

Package: xemacs20 (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  55278  xemacs20: can't build from source
[STRATEGY] dres requested removal of xemacs20 from unstable (#61494);
perhaps it should be removed from frozen, too?

Package: xemacs21-bin (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  61852  xemacs package alias should refer to xemacs21-[no]mule and not xemacs2[01]-bin

Package: xfractint (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Riku Voipio <riku.voipio@iki.fi>
  61654  /usr/X11R6/lib/xfractint/fractint.hlp wont be found

Package: xmcd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adrian Bridgett <bridgett@debian.org>
  61945  can't save CD info to local database

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
  61476  xpvm: can't build

Package: xsane (debian/main)
Maintainer: Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>
  61836  xsane_0.50-4(frozen): Missing build dependencies

Package: xsane-gimp1.1 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>
  61837  xsane-gimp1.1_0.50-4(frozen): Missing build dependencies

Package: xserver-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  61021  [typo] xserver-configure doesn't call XF86Setup

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

Package: zsh (debian/main)
Maintainer: Clint Adams <schizo@debian.org>
  60754  zftp completion broken when using mawk

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