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Release-critical Bugreport for April 14, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for Apr 14 03:08 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 133
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
[FIX] Patch included (MS, Apr9)

Package: apache (debian/main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  60257  apache-ssl: upgrade changes DocumentRoot!
  60575  /etc/aliases: No such file or directory

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  61706  arla packages are horribly outdated

Package: binutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christopher C. Chimelis <chris@classnet.med.miami.edu>
  62008  ld leaves hidden/internal symbols in the symbol table (Patch Included)

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
[STRATEGY] Fixed in debian-boot CVS. (Apr11MH)
  61861  DAC960: Assertion 'partition->name' failed.
  62100  Unresolved symbols in pcmcia modules

Package: console-data (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  62067  console-data: Broken powermac keymaps

Package: cupsys (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jeff Licquia <licquia@debian.org>
  62267  cupsys: fails to install printer: add_printer: Unable to rename PPD file - Invalid cross-device link!

Package: dbf2pg (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  61699  dbf2pg: libpg.so.2.0 not found

Package: dlocate (debian/main)
Maintainer: Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>
  61789  dlocate: significant breakage, does not function as per man page at all
[FIX] Patch included (MS, Apr9)
  61790  dlocate: cron job apparently doesn't run?
  62023  dlocate: Error: can't open file at /usr/sbin/update-dlocatedb line 19, upon install

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
  60243  dpkg: dpkg-divert should work even if dirname doesn't exist
[STRATEGY] Fixed in CVS, will be uploaded as 1.6.13

Package: dwww (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  62158  dwww now force you to look both in /usr/doc and /usr/share/doc to find doc folders

Package: emacsen-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  60314  emacs-package-install crashes with octave & psgml with emacs20&xemacs21
[WAITING] Maintainer has been contacted on April 10. (MH)

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>
  61770  exim: exim 3.12-7 doesn't send mail

Package: festival (debian/main)
Maintainer: David Huggins-Daines <dhd@debian.org>
  62133  package available for powerpc, simple patch.

Package: fidogate (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marco Budde <budde@debian.org>
  62175  can't install

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

Package: gcc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  62084  slink->potato upgrade fail

Package: gdb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  58450  gdb: Won't compile on PowerPC
  62081  Looking for gdb-4.18-objc patches....

Package: glimpse (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Marco Budde <Budde@tu-harburg.de>
  60852  glimpse: full of temp races
[WAITING] Maintainer has been contacted on April 11. (MH)

Package: gnatsweb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Milan Zamazal <pdm@debian.org>
  62300  Gnatsweb sends out UNIX passwords in cleartext.

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: gnumeric (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  61999  gnumeric: Segfault
  62347  gnumeric: Can't build!

Package: gnuserv (debian/main)
Maintainer: Frederic Lepied <Lepied@debian.org>
  61571  gnuserv: (void-function server-kill-buffer-query-function)
  62093  gnuserv: breaks emacs sub-policy

Package: gzilla (debian/main)
Maintainer: Clint Adams <schizo@debian.org>
  62345  gzilla: heavily outdated; name is now armadillo

Package: horde (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ivan E. Moore II <rkrusty@debian.org>
  62227  horde: error while configuring horde with debconf
  62240  horde.postinst hangs when choosing non-existant browser

Package: i18ndata (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  62173  i18ndata: Contains non-free file.

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

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: inews (debian/main)
Maintainer: Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org>
  62294  news (urgent): possible expire problems

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

Package: isdnutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Paul Slootman <paul@debian.org>
  62233  isndutils: libcapi problems

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: 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: kernel-package (debian/main)
Maintainer: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
  62266  kernel-package: does not allow use of --arch_in_name for header packages

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: libdb2-util (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  61401  gmc: convert-metadata.db doesn't work with libdb2-util

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

Package: libnet-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>
  61382  Net::FTP calls nonexistant Net::Config::requires_firewall
  62199  libnet-perl deactivates dpkg-ftp

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

Package: libpopt0 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
  62314  libpopt should be in /lib

Package: libsnmp4.1-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: David Engel <david@debian.org>
  62336  doesn't compile

Package: libtime-hires-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>
  62050  can't load object module on PPC

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
  62105  lynx: translation bug

Package: lyx (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Ryuichi Arafune <arafune@debian.org>
  62278  lyx: Assertion in hanout.c fails
  62313  lyx: Lyx cannot use documents with cyrillic (any 8-bit?) characters

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

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.
[HELP] Maintainer requested help solving byte-swapping (big/little endian)
  problems. (Apr11MH)
  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

Package: modutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  62087  kernel-source-2.2.14: enable modules in kernel, select no modules for compile crashes on boot

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-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: parted (debian/main)
Maintainer: Timshel Knoll <timshel@pobox.com>
  62029  severe bug - conversion between FAT16 and FAT32 data loss ...

Package: passwd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
  62237  passwd: paswd segfault

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-5.004 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  62007  perl-5.004 does not include asm-arm

Package: perl-5.005-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  61765  perl-5.005-base: crash with mhonarc

Package: phplib (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ivan E. Moore II <rkrusty@debian.org>
  62131  phplib: session+auth is broken

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

Package: pkglist (debian/main)
Maintainer: Atsushi KAMOSHIDA <kamop@debian.org>
  62249  pkglist: Return values of KDEB->open_file()

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: scalapack (debian/main)
Maintainer: Philipp Frauenfelder <pfrauenf@debian.org>
  55272  scalapack: can't build from source
[WAITING] Maintainer has been contacted on April 11. (MH)
  58386  scalapack_1.6-12(frozen): build error (undefined symbols)
[WAITING] Maintainer has been contacted on April 11. (MH)
  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!
  62025  sendfiled does not receive anymore

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

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

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

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
[FIX] Patch included (MS, Apr 9)

Package: tetex-bin (debian/main)
Maintainer: teTeX maintainers <debian-tetex-maint@lists.debian.org>
  62014  tetex-bin: texmf.cnf not found in ``/usr/share/texmf/web2c''
  62018  tetex-bin: Missing latex command
  62170  tetex-bin (alpha): fmtutil, texlinks segfault during setup

Package: tkgofer (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Giuliano Procida <myxie@debian.org>
  62194  [patch] tkgofer: config file is in /usr/lib/tkgofer/

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: wavtools (debian/main)
Maintainer: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org>
  58463  wavr in wavtools segfaults when recording at samplerate other than 8khz

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-basesupport (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  62090  xemacs21-basesupport: .el compression breaks find-library

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: xemacs21-mule (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  62301  xemacs21 lacks Build-Depends

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

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: xserver-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  61021  [typo] xserver-configure doesn't call XF86Setup
[FIX] Patch included (MS, Apr 9)

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