Packages pulled from potato, first sweep
I have removed these packages (see below) from potato. They are all still
in woody. I've also installed or rejected most of the uploads for potato.
I'm holding task-parallel-computing and I'm still thinking about nedit.
I plan to do more of this on Monday, and perhaps Sunday if I can get
net access then. I don't have as much time as I expected, though, so
the test cycle may be delayed by another day.
I hope to end up with only a short list of RC bugs in packages that we
really can't do without. If it's short enough, I may call for specific
uploads to be made and wait up to three days for them. Otherwise, we'll
have to have another test cycle that we know won't become a release -- oh well.
(The ones I'm thinking of are emacs20, gdb, gpm, glibc, pdl, ssh, sysvinit,
and util-linux -- I hope the list can be shortened because not all of those
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Package: bigbrother (debian/non-free).
Maintainer: Stephane Bortzmeyer <email@example.com>
63596 Security Alert: Big Brother exploit
64291 Does break on install.... not kept up to date
64443 [stace.cunningham@KEESLER.AF.MIL: FW: Security Notice: Big Brother Syst
em and Network Monitor]
Package: gaim (debian/main).
Maintainer: Robert S. Edmonds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
63537 Gaim dies when logging in.
Package: heartbeat (debian/main).
Maintainer: Paolo Molaro <email@example.com>
63259 IP addresses not released on failback
Package: karpski (debian/main).
Maintainer: Stephen M. Moraco <firstname.lastname@example.org>
64253 karpski: Segmentation fault after 2 or 3 minutes
Package: mosaic (debian/non-free).
Maintainer: Gene McCulley <email@example.com>
51404 Mosaic: prerm script fails, fix submitted.
Package: nvi-m17n (debian/main).
Maintainer: Susumu OSAWA <firstname.lastname@example.org>
63850 nvi-m17n can not use on Alpha machine(potato)
Package: postfix-tls (non-US/main).
Maintainer: Craig Sanders <email@example.com>
61733 postfix-tls: warning: mail_queue_enter: create file maildrop/905279.954: Permission denied
Package: printtool (debian/main).
Maintainer: Rafael Kitover <firstname.lastname@example.org>
64249 printtool crashes and hangs wish
Package: sced (debian/main).
Maintainer: Enrique Zanardi <email@example.com>
62971 sced: Segfaults when exporting CSG
Package: snns (debian/non-free).
Maintainer: Torsten Landschoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
64519 Possible copyright violation wrt SNNS