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Overdue problem reports

The following problem reports are very old but have not yet been
marked as `taken up' by a message to debian-bugs-done@pixar.com.
Please help ensure that these bugs are dealt with quickly, even if you
are not the package maintainer in question.  (NB a full list of outstanding
bug reports is posted on Fridays - this is a partial list only!)

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  350 minicom    minicom bugs                   imurdock@gnu.ai.mit.edu
  379 mount      Repeatable mount(1) problem wi Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  416 wenglish   perl doesn't flush output auto rockwell@nova.umuc.edu
  421            unreasonable restriction on te Raul Miller <rdr@merit.edu>

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  482 dpkg       dpkg 0.93.24 (and later) very  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  490 seyon-2.14 seyon-2.14c man page           jimr@simons-rock.edu
  518            ispell package file collision  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  520 wenglish   wenglish package file collisio Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  554 xdvi-1.8   xdvi                           jimr@simons-rock.edu
  563 tar        tar -x fails to overwrite or c iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  576 xdvi       xdvi has no source or diff     chris@cosy.sbg.ac.at (Christian
  579 image (?)  missing /usr/man/man8 manpages Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  595 image (?)  0.93R4 lockup, filesystem dama Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  598 xbaseR6    xman doesn't display full manu rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  647 minicom    minicom postinst does not setu deisher@enws125.eas.asu.edu (Mi
  651            libgrdev out of date           <bruce@beagle.pixar.com> (Bruce
  660 gdb        GDB gets address of structure  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  662 procps     top doesn't behave sensibly if iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  670 Package cl gs_both (Recommended) -depends iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  672 Package cl emacs-x (Standard) -depends->  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  678 lout       lout mentions gs, ghostview as iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  680 gopher-cli gopher segmentation faults and mdickey@thorplus.lib.purdue.edu
  691 textutils  textutils package, fmt(1) prog Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  693 oleo       oleo not set up well for use i Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  700 make       make.1 manpage, and gnumake.dv Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  702            locate crash with large db     Ernie Elu <ernie@tinny.eis.net.
  707 inn        INN problems                   iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  710 xs3        X server problem with hardware iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  711 xbaseR6?   xload missing                  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  713 mh         mh should pause after printing iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  721 inn        INN message scrolls            iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  723 xconfig    X server default configuration iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  725 xbaseR6    twm places windows incorrectly iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  729 procps     Bizarre corrupted output from  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  731 ncurses    ncurses wgetnstr doesn't work  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  733 inn        INN sends spurious mail to `ne iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  737 gawk       gawk references to `$0' in END iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  738 inn?       INN has problems rotating its  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  740 xbaseR6    xclock leaves `droppings' in i iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  745 many       Many packages have executable  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  746 cpio       mt doesn't support setblk (and iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  755 dvips      Can't tex dvips.tex, missing f Robert Read <rread@diogenes.ic.
  759 kbd, xbase /usr/bin/X11/showfont conflict rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  762 base       Comments about and bugs in 0.9 richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  764 procps     procps ps produces extra junk  richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  765 emacs-el   mouse.el/hilit19.el font probl richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  767 mfbin (+mf mf: can't find library 'libXt. richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  773 xbaseR6    xmh falls over if mh is not in richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  775 xbaseR6    twm reports errors on incorrec richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  783 tar        tar --same-order doesn't work  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  784 manpages   Infelicities in fopen manpage  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  785 cpio       mt problems                    mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
  786 syslogd    syslogd gone awol              iwj10@thor.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jacks
  788 svgalib    *.so.* missing in svgalib V 1. janky@ka-1.de.Contrib.Net (Stef
  791            To the TeX mantainer.          ecl%gluon@meson.if.usp.br (Emil
  795 svgalib (? restoretextmode missing from s bwj@foo.st.hmc.edu (Brian W. Jo
  796 base?      /etc/termcap comes from what p Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  797 whichever  /etc/termcap console keydefs f Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  798 svgalib    svgalib gets control key mucke rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  808 info       Info anchors not active in ema mdickey@thorplus.lib.purdue.edu
  814 inn        INN fails to create /var/spool iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  817 tar        tar -T /dev/null extracts whol iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  818 bash       bash builtin `echo' doesn't ch iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  819 tar        tar should have null-separated iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  820 tcsh       tcsh builtin `echo' doesn't ch iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  821 shellutils /bin/echo doesn't check write  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  822 tar        tar -t doesn't check write err iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  823 tcsh       starting tcsh causes network t iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  824 cpio       cpio should have non-verbose,  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  825 trn        trn warning messages corrupt t iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  827 libc or sh who reports wrong hostname (wa chris@cosy.sbg.ac.at (Christian
  829 trn        trn has no way to override ser iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  830 inn        INN 1.4sec doesn't support `LI iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  835 sysklogd   syslogd dies, leaves system un grib@arlut.utexas.edu (William 
  836            Possible bugs in termcap syste "Emilio C. Lopes" <ecl@if.usp.b
  841 dpkg       dselect from dpkg 0.93.34 says mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
  844 manpages   readdir(3) should document str iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  845 manpages   access(2) is ambiguous         iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  850 indent     [indent] option mentioned in d jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl (J.H.M
  851 svgalib    libvga.so is in the root parti iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  853 shellutils `nice' does not do anything    iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  857 gs_both    gs (2.6.1pl4-4) doesn't use /e iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  860 mount      `only root can mount' can mean iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  864 make       make gets MAKEFLAGS wrong      iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  887 xarchieR6  xarchie barfs when ftp closes  dgregor@coil.com
  889            Info 3.1-6                     ecl@gluon.if.usp.br (Emilio C. 

Over two months old - attention is required:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  902 lpr        lpr can't print a PostScript f iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  903 base       /dev miscellaney               Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  905 xbase      xbiff doesn't know how to find rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  906 tf         /usr/bin/tf                    rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  908 bash       [ -n $var ] always true        rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  910 inn        INN has bad behaviour wrt DNS  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  911 libc       libc causes rsh to fail on com iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  912 emacs      Couldn't exec the program /usr rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  918 miscutils  mkboot and image packages      mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
  923 xbaseR6    xdm failed with `unknown sessi iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  927 dpkg       dselect display bug            Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  932 pine       Pine over-encodes files and au iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  933 pine       Pine wants to post my email re iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  934 pine       Pine `Full Header Mode' when r iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  936 dpkg       dpkg conffiles handling?       mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
  937 web2c      Corrupted source tar.gz file   jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
  944 sysvinit   clock (-u) question            "James A. Robinson" <jimr@simon
  945            clock (-u) question            jwl@atlanta.cray.com (James W. 
  947 Xfig & 11  22 errors in instalation       Corey Sweeney <corey@interacces
  957 dpkg       dpkg should automatically log  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  960 base?      base?                          jimr@simons-rock.edu
  962 dselect    dselect re-display             jimr@simons-rock.edu
  963 inn        INN breaks on overly-long Mess iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  969 acct       `acct' has mangled control fil iwj10@thor.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jacks
  971 dpkg       dselect gives "no instalation  Corey Sweeney <corey@interacces
  972 ftp distri Packages file corrupt          Jon Rabone <93jkr@eng.cam.ac.uk
  977 python     Python documentation bug       johnsonm@nigel.vnet.net
  978 man        man -k produces message about  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  981 ircii      irc package should ask for def andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
  982 dld        dld installs to /usr/local     imurdock@debian.org (Ian Murdoc
  985 manpages   struct dirent is not documente iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  988 bsdutils   `script' is insecure, and gene iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  990 rusers (ne rusers bug                     Jon Rabone <93jkr@eng.cam.ac.uk
  991 base (?)   libc unknown server error      Jon Rabone <93jkr@eng.cam.ac.uk
  992 httpd      httpd config script            Jon Rabone <93jkr@eng.cam.ac.uk
  993 http       Welcome.html links out of date Jon Rabone <93jkr@eng.cam.ac.uk
  994 fvwmR6     GoodStuff button doesn't lift  rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  995 dpkg       dpkg conffiles processing bug  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  996 kermit     minor typo in kermit postinst  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  997 base       Root Help Information Scrolls  grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
  998 base       Can't Configure DOS Partitions grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
  999 base       Ethernet Help Information Scro grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1000 base       Reconfiguring and Duplicate En grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1001 base       Reconfiguring and Duplicate En grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1002 base       Shell Help Text: / vs. /root d grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1003 base       Entry Not Added to fstab       grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1004 miscutils  720/1200 Disk Format?          grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1005 base       Display Current System Clock   grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1008 base       Defaults Not All Set           grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1009 bash       bash problem with quoting/comp iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso

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