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Release-critical Bugreport for April 28, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for Apr 28 03:12 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 109
Number that will disappear after removing packages marked [REMOVE]: 1


Package: acroread (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Anthony Fok <foka@debian.org>
  63054  acroread: segfault when loading a document

Package: aolserver-postgres (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brent A. Fulgham <bfulgham@debian.org>
  63151  testdb.adp not successfull

Package: apache (debian/main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  60257  apache-ssl: upgrade changes DocumentRoot!
  62721  apache: Error in the default apache config. Apache will not run.
  62741  Apache source cannot be extracted

Package: apache-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
  62723  apache-perl: When replacing apache with apache-perl, apache is unable to run

Package: apache-ssl (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>
  62493  apache-ssl: /usr/sbin/apache-sslctl start: httpd could not be started
  63116  Default config is invalid

Package: apcalc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Buck <mbuck@debian.org>
  63177  apcalc: recompile against libreadline4

Package: apt (debian/main)
Maintainer: APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>
  62945  dpkg: dselect hangs before or after install

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  61706  arla packages are horribly outdated

Package: balsa (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jules Bean <jules@debian.org>
  62838  balsa complains about a fcntl lock timeout when trying to open a folder

Package: bash (debian/main)
Maintainer: Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
  62170  tetex-bin (alpha): fmtutil, texlinks segfault during setup

Package: blacs-lam-test (debian/main)
Maintainer: Philipp Frauenfelder <pfrauenf@debian.org>
  62862  blacs-lam-test recommends a nonexistant package

Package: boa (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jonathon D Nelson <jnelson@boa.org>
  62660  boa: closes stderr for CGI childs

Package: cdrecord (debian/main)
Maintainer: Erik Andersen <andersee@debian.org>
  62855  cdrecord: need to upgrade to 1.8.1a01 or integrate patch from it

Package: clisp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>
  62533  Clisp crashes when it looks for lisp.run in the wrong place.

Package: console-data (debian/main)
Maintainer: Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>
  63172  Boot-floppies i18n needs br-latin1 keymap

Package: dconfig (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org>
  62578  dconfig: /etc/menu-methods/dconfig has wrong permissions

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: dwww (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  62726  dwww: dwww is unable to find packages with documentation included in /usr/share/doc/ (patch provided)

Package: elvis-tiny (debian/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  62720  elvis-tiny has problems w/ 80x30 mode
  62807  Signedness error on powerpc

Package: exim (debian/main)
Maintainer: Mark Baker <mbaker@iee.org>
  61770  exim: exim 3.12-7 doesn't send mail
  63055  Exim 3.12-7 vulnerable to DOS

Package: fdflush (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  63089  fdflush has no docs?

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

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

Package: gap4-doc-html (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Markus Hetzmannseder <hetzi@hetzi.at>
  60703  gap4-doc-html depends on nonexistent package

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: general (pseudo)
Maintainer: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
  63110  general: http-analyze 1.9e-4.3 is not Y2K compatible

Package: glide2-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>
  61171  glide2-base: test3Dfx linked to wrong library

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: 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: gnome-utils (debian/main)
Maintainer: James LewisMoss <dres@debian.org>
  62471  libglib1.2: Broken calc with french locale

Package: gnomeicu (debian/main)
Maintainer: Edward C. Lang <edlang@debian.org>
  63138  gnomeicu: gnomeicu-client segfaults
  63139  gnomeicu: gnomeicu crashes on user addition

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

Package: gs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Torsten Landschoff <torsten@debian.org>
  63163  ghostscript consumes all available memory on system

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

Package: ibcs2.0.35 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  62818  ibcs2.0.35 recommends kernel-image-2.0.35 that is no longer available

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: ippl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Hugo Haas <hugo@debian.org>
  62784  ippl: from address subnet parsing is incorrect

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: 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>
  62836  Bad default version number, apt will try to upgrade custom kernel

Package: lam2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Camm Maguire <camm@enhanced.com>
  63084  lam2 uses several Conflicts:+Replaces: which depends on a fixed dpkg

Package: latex2html (debian/main)
Maintainer: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
  63191  latex2html: missing dependence for netpbm 

Package: ld.so (debian/main)
Maintainer: David Engel <david@debian.org>
  63183  [PATCH] 'struct dynamic' is actually ELF32 specific, breaks ldconfig

Package: less (debian/main)
Maintainer: Thomas Schoepf <schoepf@debian.org>
  62979  less has problems w/ 80x30 fb mode

Package: libapache-mod-ssl (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  62872  New version of apache

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 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  63188  [PATCH] db: fix and enable spinlocks (and thus DB_THREAD) on Alpha

Package: libdb2++ (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  63034  libdb2++: will not configure as libdb2 version is wrong

Package: libdb2-util (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>
  63035  libdb2-util: will not configure as libdb2 version is wrong

Package: libggi (debian/main)
Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
  61177  libggi: svgalib target should not be built for all archs
[STRATEGY] Maintainer is talking with the submitter about how to fix it. (Apr12MH)

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: lilo (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  62942  lilo and serial console problems
  63095  lilo installs rescue disk in boot sector, clobbering Windows

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: maildrop (debian/main)
Maintainer: Steve Haslam <araqnid@debian.org>
  62465  maildrop can't dotlock files

Package: mesag-widgets-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: James A. Treacy <treacy@debian.org>
  62674  mesag-widgets-dev: Building no longer works, neither do the demos

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

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

Package: octave (debian/main)
Maintainer: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd@debian.org>
  62825  octave: should depend on debianutils >= 1.6

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-source (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brian Mays <brian@debian.org>
  62363  pcmcia-source: frozen version contains serious bug in smc91c92_cs;  fixed in unstable

Package: pdl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
  55268  [Strategy: alpha doesn't need <nan.h>, and comment out failed gaussian test] 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: 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: postgresql (debian/main)
Maintainer: Oliver Elphick <Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk>
  62845  postinst dies deleting /var/lib/postgres/data/pg_hba.conf

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

Package: qvwm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Shuichi OONO <jr5pdx@debian.or.jp>
  62479  qvwm: QVWM uses images from Windows, copied at the "dot level"

Package: rplay-client (debian/main)
Maintainer: lantz moore <lmoore@debian.org>
  63176  rplay-client: recompile against libreadline4

Package: scalapack (debian/main)
Maintainer: Philipp Frauenfelder <pfrauenf@debian.org>
  58386  scalapack_1.6-12(frozen): build error (undefined symbols)
[STRATEGY] Upload recompiled blacs-mpi and blacs-pvm. (Apr19MH)

Package: sced (debian/main)
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <ezanard@debian.org>
  62971  sced: Segfaults when exporting CSG

Package: ssh (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  62746  sshd doesn't close inherited file descriptors, causing debconf to hang
  62876  ssh hangs on installation

Package: ssh-nonfree (non-US/non-free)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Please NMU.  (with extreme care)
  63018  ssh-nonfree: Invalid default ssh_config file

Package: sysvinit (debian/main)
Maintainer: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
  61227  Kernel panic/filesystem corruption if swapping started while software   RAID resyncing
[FIX] Patch included (MS, Apr 9)

Package: tar (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
  63161  tar deletes symlink on extract

Package: util-linux (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  60734  util-linux: hwclock starts too late
  62688  hwclock sets the time incorrectly if RTC is in local time

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: xfree86-1 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  63069  xfree86-1: xsun* servers need to try /dev/sunmouse first

Package: xfree86-common (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  62851  xfree86-common: SECURITY: Xsession has /tmp bug. please use tempfile.

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)

Package: zope (debian/main)
Maintainer: Gregor Hoffleit <flight@debian.org>
  62978  zope's DateTime module has bad problems with CEST (daylight saving in Europe)

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