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Release-critical Bugreport for June 23, 2000

Bug stamp-out list for Jun 23 05:12 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 107
Number that will disappear after removing packages marked [REMOVE]: 0


Package: anacron (debian/main)
Maintainer: Sean 'Shaleh' Perry <shaleh@debian.org>
  66081  always runs jobs (patch included)

Package: apache-ssl (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>
  66102  [woody] apt-get won't install apache-ssl due to "broken  packages"

Package: appindex (debian/main)
Maintainer: KELEMEN Peter <fuji@debian.org>
  65779  fetchlsm fetch a false .gz file

Package: apt-move (debian/main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  66047  "No master files eixst!" exen after apt-move get

Package: aptitude (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  64518  aptitude aborts when apting local files
[STRATEGY] Daniel Burrows made a patch; this is not really RC
  65800  Pressing 'enter' eats all memory on Alpha

Package: autofs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  65077  autofs: Removable devices should be mounted with  the sync option
  65102  autofs: various problems with postrm, prerm, /etc/init.d/autofs [patch included]

Package: base-passwd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  63909  base-files: Base Files does not ensure the utmp group exists before trying to use it
[STRATEGY] Probably user-shot-himself problem

Package: binutils (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christopher C. Chimelis <chris@classnet.med.miami.edu>
  65767  binutils: libwine.so (20000614) is not loadable by ld.so

Package: boot-floppies (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
  64371  Smart Array RAID Compaq do not see at boot
  64500  subject boot-floppies don't want to install kernel & modules on ppc/apus.
  64823  incorrect LILO automatic placement on i386
  65515  boot-floppies: update-modules requires /bin/bash
[FIX] Fixed by modutils 2.3.11-8 in Incoming
  65988  modules unavailable because of wierd symlink
  65991  boot-floppies: module params STILL not passed correctly; can't install ne or adlib_card
  66037  apt configuration failure (cannot access non-US software)

Package: cheops (debian/main)
Maintainer: Erick Kinnee <cerb@debian.org>
[STRATEGY] Remove package, upstream no longer maintains it
  65644  cheops; does not work with libgtk1.2

Package: clisp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>
  64853  clisp_1999-07-22-5(frozen): test suite failure on m68k
[STRATEGY] There is no clisp package in potato/m68k

Package: cocoon (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Julio Maia <julio@pobox.com>
  65389  lib-fop-java required

Package: colorgcc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Raphael Bossek <bossekr@debian.org>
  65516  should work togetker with alternatives

Package: cupsys (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jeff Licquia <licquia@debian.org>
  65523  Remote denial of service bug in cupsd
[STRATEGY] Jeff: "Partially patched fix in Incoming; the vendor found some
more bugs, so I'll be uploading a more complete fix later."

Package: cygnus-stylesheets (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
  51878  cygnus-stylesheets: Invalid /etc/sgml.catalog entry
[STRATEGY] Probably isn't really RC.

Package: darxite-control (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ben C. Hendrickson <bhendrickson@usa.net>
  64738  darxite-control: doesn't save its config when closed by wm

Package: dpkg (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  65318  dpkg: cdrom: problem with mounted and not mounted cdrom

Package: dpkg-multicd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>
  65317  dpkg-multicd: don't work with 'potato_test-cycle-1_nonUS'

Package: dvidvi (debian/main)
Maintainer: David van Leeuwen <david@ElseWare.cistron.nl>
  65051  dvidvi: depends on libc6 but doesn't declare a dependency
  65052  dvidvi: No copyright notive that it is allowed to use this program

Package: emacs20 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>
  63993  Unaligned traps in Emacs on Alpha (at least), memory corruption everywhere
  64986  build from source still fails
[STRATEGY] seems to work for the autobuilders (which are all up to date)
  65208  Gnus broken by upgrade to 20.6-2

Package: epic (debian/main)
Maintainer: David N. Welton <davidw@efn.org>
  64731  [jnelson@hermes.acronet.net: Re: Ircii-epic: epic vulnerable?]
[FIX] Fixed in version 3.004-16 in Incoming.

Package: ethereal (debian/main)
Maintainer: Frederic Peters <fpeters@debian.org>
  66018  ethereal_0.8.9-1(unstable): error in build dependencies

Package: freeamp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brian M. Almeida <bma@debian.org>
  56472  freeamp won't run on PowerPC

Package: ftp (debian/main)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  66063  ftp: segfault using mget

Package: ftp.debian.org (pseudo)
Maintainer: Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>
  66082  [RC] Package snns-doc must be removed as well

Package: gcc (debian/main)
Maintainer: Debian GCC maintainers <gcc@packages.debian.org>
  55263  [PATCH backported from 2.96 CVS] [alpha] can't compile ncurses 4.2
[STRATEGY] David Huggins-Daines: "emit-rtl patch isn't enabled on alpha"

Package: gdb (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
  58450  gdb: Won't compile on PowerPC
[STRATEGY] 4.18-1.1 exists for powerpc; CVS gdb and the released gdb 5.0
compile and work on powerpc; leave for woody?
  62081  Looking for gdb-4.18-objc patches....
[STRATEGY] leave for woody?

Package: gnats (debian/main)
Maintainer: Milan Zamazal <pdm@debian.org>
  65471  gnats: Security: insecure passing of passwords
[FIX] Fixed in version 3.113-13 in Incoming

Package: gnome-napster (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  64901  gnome-napster: doesn't seem to work anymore

Package: gnumeric (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  66035  gnumeric: depends on package libole2-0 which does not seem to exist

Package: gphoto (debian/main)
Maintainer: Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pen~a <jfs@computer.org>
  65898  gphoto: Timeout while read port of Casio QV-5000SX

Package: gpm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Zephaniah E. Hull <warp@whitestar.soark.net>
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
  65962  gpm: mouse-test locks up keyboard completely
  65967  gpm: doesn't stop when switching to X

Package: gtoaster (debian/main)
Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>
  65768  dummy write is not dummy! 

Package: horde (debian/main)
Maintainer: Ivan E. Moore II <rkrusty@debian.org>
  64792  horde: complains about DB_Sql after installation
[STRATEGY] probably not RC; submitter isn't responsive

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

Package: idanish (debian/main)
Maintainer: Peter Makholm <peter@makholm.net>
  65943  A lot of *very* common words are not recognized.

Package: jadetex (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org>
  64001  jadetex: Cannot be installed. TeX capacity exceded when generating fmt file.
[STRATEGY] user error, no more info, probably not RC

Package: kernel (pseudo)
Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
  65745  kernel: new kernel 2.2.16 solves many problems: should go in frozen

Package: latex2html (debian/main)
Maintainer: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
  65939  Contents page breaks

Package: libc6 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  64074  slink->potato: Restarting services possibly affected by the upgrade does not work

Package: libcompress-zlib-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>
  65274  libcompress-zlib-perl: gzdopen_ leaks file descriptors
[STRATEGY] report includes a one-liner patch; skip till woody?

Package: libid31-dev (debian/main)
Maintainer: Pawel Wiecek <coven@debian.org>
  65298  C header file contains C++ syntax.

Package: libnetwork-ipv4addr-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@lina.inka.de>
  66073 handling broken (Patch)

Package: libterm-readline-gnu-perl (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  65374  libterm-readline-gnu-perl: occassional core dumps...

Package: licq (debian/main)
Maintainer: Zed Pobre <zed@debian.org>
  66075  Crashes when sending and receiving at the same time

Package: lm-sensors-source (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
  65440  lm-sensors-source: Doesn't compile

Package: lpr (debian/main)
Maintainer: Adam Klein <aklein@debian.org>
  64224  lpr: can't remove first entry from queue, leaves droppings in spool directory

Package: mailx (debian/main)
Maintainer: Loic Prylli <lprylli@graville.fdn.fr>
  64238  mailx: mail program say "Unable to lock mailbox: Permission denied", when $MAIL environment set to /var/mail/username

Package: mesag3 (debian/main)
Maintainer: James A. Treacy <treacy@debian.org>
  63826  pdl_2.005-2(frozen): still links with outdated -lMesaGL

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

Package: navigator-smotif-473 (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  66094  navigator-smotif-473: Netscape fails to start
  66095  netscape does not run : syntax error in wrapper script

Package: ncurses4.2 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <ncurses-maint@debian.org>
  60531  ncurses4.2: fails to build when entering the Ada95 examples
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
Package: netscape (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  65857  Netscape has problems with gnome-session/xsm

Package: netscape-base-4 (debian/contrib)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>
  66092  bad typos in wrapper
  66098  netscape-base-4: Wrapper script doesn't work at all with communicator 4.72.
  66100  netscape-base-4: wrapper code for wrapper.d is broken
  66103  netscape-base-4: /usr/lib/netscape/base-4/wrapper syntax error

Package: nscd (debian/main)
Maintainer: Joel Klecker <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
  58367  nscd: 'broken pipe' error causes entire box to be unusable
[HELP] Fix needed. (RB)
Package: pcmcia-modules-2.2.16 (debian/main)
  66107  pcmcia-modules-2.2.16 is not installable

Package: pcmcia-source (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brian Mays <brian@debian.org>
  54271  pcmcia-modules-2.0.34 get removed when pcmcia-cs is updated (dependency problem)
  61544  Missing Dependencies for pcmcia modules
  62363  pcmcia-source: frozen version contains serious bug in smc91c92_cs;  fixed in unstable

Package: perl-5.004 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
[HELP] Someone please check if this can be avoided by having ARM install
  with perl 5.005 by default. (RB)
  62007  perl-5.004 does not include asm-arm

Package: perl-5.005 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  65224  perl5.005 gmtime/localtime have bugs in the time offset to GMT

Package: postgresql (debian/main)
Maintainer: Oliver Elphick <Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk>
  49580  postgresql: upgrade broken
[FIX] Fix in version 6.5.3-22 in Incoming

Package: pump (debian/main)
Maintainer: Steve Dunham <dunham@debian.org>
  64092  Pump fails when a second (static) interface is up

Package: pwgen (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
  66006  pwgen: pwgen uses 'oo' letters in generated passwords too frequently

Package: qcad (debian/main)
Maintainer: Fernando Sanchez <fer@debian.org>
  65549  qcad: can't build from source

Package: rpm2html (debian/main)
Maintainer: Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>
  64414  rpm2html: no shared library librpm.so.1.0, current is librpm.so.0.0.0

Package: silo (debian/main)
Maintainer: Davide Barbieri <paci@prosa.it>
  65659  silo: upgrade to potato kills silo

Package: snort (debian/main)
Maintainer: Christian Hammers <ch@debian.org>
  66057  snort: 5snort from cron.daily exited with status 1

Package: ssh (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
[HELP] Need fix. (RB)
  51747  ssh: can't handle expired passwords
  64424  ssh:   ssh believes that xauth lives in /usr/openwin/bin
[STRATEGY] Needs to be recompiled for powerpc?
  66078  install  problem ssh
  66083  ssh doesn't install properly
  66090  ssh: ssh.templates file needs space between questions

Package: ssh-askpass-ptk (non-US/main)
Maintainer: Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>
  65981  ssh-askpass-ptk: does not handle failed keyboard grab correctly

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: syslog-ng (debian/main)
Maintainer: SZALAY Attila <sasa@debian.org>
  65455  [PATCH] syslog-ng crashes on SIGHUP

Package: task-webserver-roxen (debian/main)
Maintainer: Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org>
  64762  potato: task-webserver-roxen is not installable

Package: tetex-base (debian/main)
Maintainer: teTeX maintainers <debian-tetex-maint@lists.debian.org>
  65961  tetex-base/tetex-nonfree: serious license problems
  66024  tetex-base: New installation fails because preinst script fails for no apparent reason
  66025  tetex-base: Preinst fails

Package: tripwire (debian/non-free)
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>
  65264  tripwire postinst reads bad variable

Package: util-linux (debian/main)
Maintainer: Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org>
[HELP] Need fix. (RB)
  60734  util-linux: hwclock starts too late
  62688  hwclock sets the time incorrectly if RTC is in local time
  64079  util-linux: mkswap's -v[01] option is broken

Package: wdm (debian/main)
Maintainer: Daniel Patterson <danpat@debian.org>
  66029  wdm: security hole

Package: whois (debian/main)
Maintainer: Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it>
  65001  whois: ignores -h argument for gTLDs
[FIX] Fixed in version 4.4.14 in Incoming

Package: xboard (debian/main)
Maintainer: Brian Mays <brian@debian.org>
  66086  xboard does not work with gnuchess

Package: xfig (debian/main)
Maintainer: Roland Rosenfeld <roland@debian.org>
  66099  xfig's fig2dev seg faults

Package: xfs (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  64925  xfs: dies after serving fonts on Alpha
[HELP] Branden: "I need help reproducing this on any arch, including Alpha. 
Please help.  I'll check now to see if the Alpha autobuilder has gotten to X
yet; if not I'll build it on lully and make the unstripped xfs binary
available for download at the X Strike Force.  gdb can be used to run xfs
and trace its execution path and hopefully track down the problem.  I
suspect this isn't an upstream issue because we have done some things to our
Package: xserver-mach64 (debian/main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  65834  Modelines other than 1024x768 do not work on Rage Mobility

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