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The following problem reports have not yet been marked as `taken up'
by a message to debian-bugs-done@pixar.com.

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  379 mount      Repeatable mount(1) problem wi Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  416 wenglish   perl doesn't flush output auto rockwell@nova.umuc.edu
  421 term       unreasonable restriction on te Raul Miller <rdr@merit.edu>
  563 tar        tar -x fails to overwrite or c iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  579 image (?)  missing /usr/man/man8 manpages Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  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
  691 textutils  textutils package, fmt(1) prog Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  702 findutils  locate crash with large db     Ernie Elu <ernie@tinny.eis.net.
  710 xs3        X server problem with hardware iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  713 mh         mh should pause after printing iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  723 xconfig    X server default configuration iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  725 xbase      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
  737 gawk       gawk references to `$0' in END iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  740 xbase      xclock leaves `droppings' in i Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
  746 cpio       mt doesn't support setblk (and iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  759 kbd, xbase /usr/bin/X11/showfont conflict rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  773 xbase      xmh falls over if mh is not in richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
  775 xbase      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

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  797 (base)     /etc/termcap console keydefs f Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
  798 svgalib    svgalib gets control key mucke rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
  808 emacs      Info anchors not active in ema mdickey@thorplus.lib.purdue.edu
  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
  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
  835 sysklogd   syslogd dies, leaves system un grib@arlut.utexas.edu (William 
  836 (base)     Possible bugs in termcap syste "Emilio C. Lopes" <ecl@if.usp.b
  841 ncurses    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
  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

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  887 xarchieR6  xarchie barfs when ftp closes  dgregor@coil.com
  889 info       Info 3.1-6                     ecl@gluon.if.usp.br (Emilio C. 
  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
  911 libc       libc causes rsh to fail on com iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  918 miscutils  mkboot and image packages      mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
  923 xbase      xdm failed with `unknown sessi iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  927 ncurses?   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
  944 sysvinit   clock (-u) question            "James A. Robinson" <jimr@simon
  945 (base)     clock (-u) question            jwl@atlanta.cray.com (James W. 
  957 dpkg       dpkg should automatically log  iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  981 ircii      irc package should ask for def andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
  985 manpages   struct dirent is not documente iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
  988 bsdutils   `script' is insecure, and gene iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
  991 libc       libc unknown server error      Jon Rabone <93jkr@eng.cam.ac.uk
  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
 1000 (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
 1009 bash       bash problem with quoting/comp iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1016 procps     top has 3's in vt100           andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1017 modules    Kernel Module Errors on Upgrad grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1020 image      kernel image hangs scsi contro sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1022 (base)     No message for 'easy' pasword  jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1028 image      image package doesn't remove i Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1029 kbd        compile failed (both a.out and jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1031 modules    problem w/ gcc-2.7.0?          jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1032 (base)     Linux Counter Project Info Not grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1037 dpkg       dselect user interface (was Re iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1041 (base)     Debian printing problem        rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
 1045 libc       tgetflag("hc") segfaults (fwd) Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1048 kbd        kbd reinstall breaks console s iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1059 ppp        pppd's README needs updated    Charles A. Stickelman <chuck@cm
 1061 lpr        /etc/printcap vs. /usr/man/man rdr@legislate.com (Raul Miller)
 1064 (base)     cfdisk problems with large dri andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1065 (project)  Debian Maintainers FAQ         grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1066 ncurses-de ncurses-devel leaves behind ol deisher@yamuna.eas.asu.edu (Mic
 1071 nvi        nvi segfaults with unknown TER mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1072 (base)     Base Reboot Message            grantbow@netcom.com (Grant R. B
 1077 (base)     /etc/init.d/boot cleanup quest Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1078 sysvinit   Nasty bug in killall5          Swen Thuemmler <swen@uni-paderb
 1079 sysvinit   Scripts in /etc/init.d cannot  Swen Thuemmler <swen@uni-paderb
 1085 tar        no man page for tar            andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1087 diffutils  no man page for diff           bruce@pixar.com (Bruce Perens)
 1088 ncurses-de ncurses - segfault in wnoutref iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1090 gzip       Gzip 1.2.4-6                   jimr@simons-rock.edu
 1093 lpr        lpd used lpf by default        victor the cleaner <paunovic@st
 1094 hostname   Problem in reading the host na sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1096 kernel/ter reset with terminal type 'linu homey <homey@interaccess.com>

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
 1097 info       info-3.6-1 and manpages ...    tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1099 perl       perl bug                       jimr@simons-rock.edu
 1102 tar        tar v 1.11.8 gives a segmentat fea@fea.rrd.ornl.gov (James D. 
 1103 pgp-i      pgp-i won-t generate key       mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1108 binutils   No manpage ar(5)               iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1110 tar        tar coredumps when given incor richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard J
 1112 gsfonts    a2gs output unusable by gs but edd@qed.econ.queensu.ca
 1115 pbmplus    pbmplus version number and PAT iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1118 fortune    fortune is setuid games ?!     iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1126 cern-httpd /usr/sbin/cgiparse -form doesn rdr@tad.micro.umn.edu (Raul Mil
 1127 (bootdisk) 0.93R6 install disks mishandle Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1130 libc       Stdlib.h problems when using g tim@derwent.co.uk (Tim Morley)
 1137 miscutils  fdisk missing documentation    richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
 1138 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime preinst unnece iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1142 xmono (I t xmono 3.1.1-3                  dhs@firefly.com
 1143 mount      Cannot nfs mount a partition.  dhs@firefly.com
 1144 tar        tar --listed-incremental doesn iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1146 miscutils  `mkfs' doesn't find /usr/local iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1149 make       Make can't execute scripts     david@rem.ods.com (David Engel)
 1151 bash       bash exit status incorrect - s iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1161 rxvt       rxvt manual page differs from  rdr@tad.micro.umn.edu (Raul Mil
 1162 sudo       sudo: syslog and hostname prob tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1164 shellutils who --help uses /etc/{w,u}tmp  Charles A. Stickelman <chuck@cm
 1170 perl       perl fails to make headers fir jimr@simons-rock.edu
 1171 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime bug: clear     jimr@simons-rock.edu
 1173 ircii      ircII bug? ircII.servers       jimr@simons-rock.edu
 1174 tar        tar gives `Visible longname er iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1176 procps     /usr/bin/top segfault with unk mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1181 kbd        `setfont' screws up my console iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jackso
 1201 perl       perl doesn't know about includ Richard Kettlewell <richard@elm
 1205 strace     strace doesn't compile with ne jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1206 miscutils  fdisk doesn't exit on EOF      Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1207 bsdutils   cal produces malformed error m richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
 1210 ppp        lost bug? ppp configuration ug Raul Miller <rdr@tad.micro.umn.
 1211 libc       libc __nis_getgrnam() segfault Anders Chrigstrom <ac@netg.se>
 1212 ppp        ppp configuration ugliness     Bruce Perens <bruce@Pixar.com>
 1216 includes,  kernel headers muck up /usr/sr Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1224 xfig       xfig depends on xpmR6, xbaseR6 Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1225 ghostview  ghostviewR6 bad name, depends  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1227 elm        elm recommends pgp             Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1229 timezone   Timezone data out-of-date      bruce@pixar.com (Bruce Perens)
 1230 (bootdisk) lilo-1.3.11 bootdisk 25th July Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1231 xxgdb      xxgdbR6 bad name, depends on x Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1233 ifrench    Bad french.hash file in ifrenc K J MacDonald <kenny@festival.e
 1236 libc       no gdbm man page in libc packa andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1238 procps     top fails to get terminal size Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1239 findutils  /etc/cron.daily/find: updatedb Lars Wirzenius <wirzeniu@cc.hel
 1240 procps     ps(1) man page incomplete      richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K

Over two months old - attention is required:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
 1246 procps     ps man page does not agree wit richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
 1247 perl       perl <...> globbing only works Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1251 ppp        ppp gives out password         richard@elmail.co.uk (Richard K
 1253 image      image 1.3.18 modules           Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1255 findutils  Automatic update of the locate Dominik Kubla <Dominik.Kubla@Un
 1258 (bootdisk) Loading Bug                    Brian Taylor <BKT19@cas.ALBANY.
 1263 miscutils  'login' doesn't work           Steve Greenland <stevegr@Starba
 1265 uucp       Misc. uucp bugs                dhs@firefly.com
 1272 ppp        More powerfull ppp-connect     Winfried Truemper <truemper@ElF
 1275 xarchieR6  xarchie clumsy with 2-button m rdm@tad.micro.umn.edu
 1277 xstd       installing kernel sources does rdm@tad.micro.umn.edu
 1278 libc? NIS? dpkg seg faults with NIS       andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1279 libc       Strangeness involving <bsd/sig rdm@tad.micro.umn.edu
 1281 bin86      bin86                          dhs@firefly.com
 1291 cpio       mt program in cpio package doe mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1292 xsvga      X locks up                     Raul Miller <moth@magenta.com>
 1293 manpages   `man 2 signal` slightly incomp Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1297 shellutils nohup doesn't seem to work     Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1303 binutils   `man 1 nm` slightly incomplete Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1308 ncftp      ncftp problems                 jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1309 gcc        Problems with Debian: gcc or g Joao Pedro PEDROSO <jpp@core.uc
 1312 ghostscrip ghostscript-2.6.1pl4-4         ke@pertron.central.de (Karl Eic
 1313 sysvinit   sysvinit-2.57b                 ke@pertron.central.de (Karl Eic
 1314 ncurses-de ncurses fails in silly way on  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1316 mt-st      mt-st: wrong permissions for m sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1317 cvs        cvs: wrong permissions for man sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1318 beav       beav: wrong permissions for ma sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1319 ee         ee: wrong permissions for manp sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1321 setserial  setserial: wrong permissions f sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1322 cdtool     cdtool: wrong permissions for  sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1324 smail      smail- logfile loca ke@pertron.central.de (Karl Eic
 1329 ncurses-ru ncurses manpages - two infelic Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1330 ncurses-de <ncurses/term.h> fails with C+ Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1331 ncurses-de terminfo(3ncurses) says <term. Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1332 ncurses    ncurses tigetstr is not const- Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1336 procps     CFLAGS shouldn't be used when  Herbert Xu <herbert@greathan.ap
 1337 procps     Improper use of sscanf in proc Herbert Xu <herbert@greathan.ap
 1338 ncurses-de ncurses apparently missing a m Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1340 ncurses    ncurses setupterm() handles un Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1341 ncurses    ncurses man pages confusing re Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1344 ncurses    ncurses should have symlink cl Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1346 (base)     Extra files in /usr/doc        Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com

Over one month old:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
 1352 miscutils  getty man page example does no dhs@firefly.com
 1353 tar        tar has no manual page         Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1354 bigloo     bigloo: several problems (ELF, jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1355 mtools     mformat does not work          Andi Kleen <andi@mlm.extern.lrz
 1357 nvi        removing nvi removes vi        karl@orion.tower.com.au
 1358 tar        tar can't extract device numbe Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1359 ncurses-de man tgetent fails to find anyt Alvar Bray <alvar@meiko.co.uk>
 1360 cpio       cpio -a option produces spurio Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1363 mount      mount error messages do not ma Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1364 (rootdisk) options 7 and 0 of install pro Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1366 acm        acm networking problems        Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1370 xpm        xpm problam                    Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1371 xboard     cmail program in xboard.deb fa Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1372 (rootdisk) rootdisk: no dvorak keytable   Brian_Johnson@hmc.edu
 1373 (bootdisk) bootdisk: BIOS32 message may c Brian_Johnson@hmc.edu
 1376 (base)     base: dpkg warnings            Brian_Johnson@hmc.edu
 1377 xonix      xonix can't write its score fi dhs@firefly.com
 1378 libc       weird ELF/a.out difference     jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1381 workbone   workbone postinst fails        Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1396 sysvinit   System Hangs!                  Raul Miller <moth@magenta.com>
 1398 amd        amd problems                   tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1399 dpkg       dselect error handling not con Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1406 backup     backup postrm can fail when it Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1407 tgifR6     tgifR6 prompts about paper siz Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1408 xfig       xfig always asks about colour/ Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1411 perl       perlconfig misses an opportuni Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1413 ncurses-de ncurses screen painting oddity Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1416 libg++     libg++ asks silly question     Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1419 sysvinit   reboot too eager to reboot     Richard Kettlewell <richard@elm
 1420 sysvinit   reboot too eager to reboot     Richard Kettlewell <richard@elm
 1422 mount      mount(8) gives stupid error me Richard Kettlewell <richard@elm
 1423 at         `at' dependencies wrt mail     Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1425 jargon     `jargon' should use `info-brow Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1426 pine       `pine' dependencies wrt mail   Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1427 texinfo    `texinfo' should use `info-bro Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1429 bibtex, kp several TeX packages Provide t Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1432 libc       `libc' should use `kernel-head Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1433 smail      `smail' should provide virtual Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1434 info       `info' should provide virtual  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1435 includes   `includes' should provide virt Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1436 (www.debia mailing list archive minor inf iwj10@thor.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jacks
 1437 sendmail   Debian sendmail                Brian Dowling <bdowling@ccs.neu
 1440 mh         `mh' dependencies wrt mail     Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1441 inewsinn   `inewsinn' should provide virt Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1443 ppp        `ppp' should depend on `netbas Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1445 psutils    `psutils' should use `postscri Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1449 emacs      `emacs' should provide virtual Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1451 ghostviewR `ghostviewR6' conflict with gh Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1453 xfig       `xfig' should depend on `X11R6 Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1454 smail      `smail' should use `mail-reade Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1455 procmail   `procmail' dependencies wrt ma Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1456 elm        `elm' depends on editors       Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1457 elm        `elm' dependencies wrt mail    Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1459 xboard     `xboard' should depend on `X11 Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1462 gs         `gs' should provide virtual pa Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1463 includes   `includes' should provide virt Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1467 ax25-kerne `ax25-kernel-source', `ax25-ut Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1468 glibcdoc   `glibcdoc' should use `info-br Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1469 texidoc    `texidoc' should use `info-bro Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1470 (base)     many base packages not Essenti Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1475 (base)     base disk (16th September) tes Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1477 binutils   ld -R coredumps                Neil Turton <ndt1001@chu.cam.ac
 1480 dpkg       start-stop-daemon doesn't chec root@tad.micro.umn.edu (root)
 1481 smail      smail paniclog suggestion      Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1482 dpkg       dpkg --purge eats configuratio Raul Miller <moth@magenta.com>
 1483 w3-el      w3-el-2.2.16-1.tar.gz doesn't  Karl Eichwalder <ke@ke.Central.
 1484 manpages   Original sources not available sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1488 dld        dld control file dsccription p Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1490 pico       pico control file description  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1496 (base)     dpkg returns to dselect on SIG Kenny MacDonald <kenny@mail.glg
 1498 nvi        nvi-1.34.7 and termcap problem Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1499 sysvinit                                  CD Rasmussen <cdr@sme.siemens.c
 1502 ltxtool lt Uniform lists in debian.contro Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1503 fvwmR5     How to remove fvwmr5           Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1505 miscutils  setterm is missing             Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1506 gs         ghostscript does not honour -d Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.quee
 1510 (general)  prermission denied /usr/doc    Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1513 bsdutils   /bin/kill segfaults if invoked Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1515 mount      mount -- wrong error msg       Karl Eichwalder <ke@ke.Central.
 1519 perl       perl postinst complains about  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1520 miscutils  mkboot won't make a boot flopp Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1521 miscutils  mkboot won't make a boot flopp Bruce Perens <bruce@Pixar.com>
 1523 miscutils  Re-report of bug in /sbin/inst Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lo
 1526 dpkg       man dpkg(5) dpkg(8) dselect    Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1527 miscutils  binary in source package       roro <rossius@hrz.tu-chemnitz.d
 1530 source     Source doesn't seem to depend  Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lo
 1531 syslogd    syslogd continues to write to  andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1532 repair     no revision number with repair Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1533 procps     `w' produces bogus login@, idl Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1534 adduser    adduser problems with home dir Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1537 xbase      /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-default dhs@firefly.com
 1539 strace     strace source package does not Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1541 (base)     root can't login on /dev/tty2  Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1545 bsdutils?  `write' can't write to telnet  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1546 (bootdisk) boot disk won't                Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1547 (base)     hostname -fqdn fails on the la karl@tower.com.au
 1549 bash       bash should not have world-rea Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1550 (base)     hostname -fqdn fails on the la Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1551 xs3        Any user can start X on the co Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1552 miscutils  miscutils/fdisk.c small fix    jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1553 bison      Bison: #include problem        jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1554 bison      Bison: confusing documentation jdassen@WI.LeidenUniv.NL (J.H.M
 1555 dpkg       suggestion for dselect         Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1557 (rootdisk) umount problem on install disk cdr@sme.siemens.com
 1558 xbase      xbase contains /dev/:0 -> /dev Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1560 shellutils `su' produces incomplete log e Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1562 xdvik      xdvi installs man page in wron andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1563 netstd     finger                         Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1604 (rootdisk) cfdisk: data loss and failed i Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@lina.inka
 1606 image      image*.deb source - and diff!  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1607 libc       sysinfo(2) documented and impl Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1611 diald      Diald 0.10 man pages           "Richard Kaszeta" <kaszeta@me.u
 1613 diald      diald: minor typo in config-sc Winfried Truemper <winni@ElFi.M
 1614 (base)     /etc/networks: localnet twice  Winfried Truemper <winni@ElFi.M
 1615 ftape      ftape package contains only so sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1616 shellutils 'who' can't find utmp          sgk@sgk.tiac.net
 1617 (base)     R6 intstall from R5            karl@tower.com.au
 1618 (base)     netstd conffiles on basedisks? tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1619 tin        tin depends on inn | inewsinn  tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1620 xnest (doe Xnest missing                  iwj10@thor.cam.ac.uk (Ian Jacks
 1621 xbase      Xmark has no manpage           and1000@cam.ac.uk
 1623 dialog     dialog segfaults on illegal va Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1624 bash       thermal run away problem       william <william@spark.net.hk>
 1629 dialog     dialog copyright file          Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1630 bsdutils   wall moans about :0 too (was:  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1631 dialog     dialog doesn't handle dumb ter mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1635 lrzsz      revision should be package_rev Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1637 pmake      pmake 1.0-1                    jimr@simons-rock.edu
 1641 ncurses-de ^Z doesn''t do the right thing rdm@tad.micro.umn.edu (Raul Mil
 1642 dpkg       dpkg recursive package listing rdm@tad.micro.umn.edu (Raul Mil
 1643 binutils   ld gets fatal eror when linkin Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.quee

Submitted in the last month:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Submitter
 1645 ncurses-de termcap                        Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1647 texbin     dpkg can present incorrect inf Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1652 xbase      xbase postinst doesn't restart sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1653 texbin     Missing dvicopy(1) man page.   dhs@firefly.com
 1655 cern-httpd world-writable httpd pid file  Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1656 xntp       /etc/ntp.drift should be somew Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1657 sendmail   Sendmail uses flock instead of Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1658 bsdutils   write: you have write permissi Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1659 miscutils  MAKEDEV sets wrong tty perms   Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1661 minicom    minicom should use /etc for co tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1663 texbin     TeX comes without configuratio Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1664 texbin     TeX is lacking documentation o Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1666 sysvinit   C-A-D doesn't work after shutd Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1667 chfn       chsh can change the login shel Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1669 gpm        shutdown hangs on gpm -k until Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1670 dpkg       start-stop-daemon is too slow  Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1672 auto-pgp,  non-free packages              Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1675 w3-el      w3-el-2.2.16-1.tar.gz doesn't  Raul Miller <moth@magenta.com>
 1676 w3-el      w3-el-2.2.16-1.tar.gz doesn't  Raul Miller <moth@magenta.com>
 1677 ncurses-de tgetent() returns unexpected e Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1678 w3-el      w3-el: no install-info; elisp  Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.quee
 1679 minicom    Minicom has default lockfile i Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1681 cron       Missing files                  Juho A Vuori <javuori@cc.helsin
 1682 base       serious permissions problems w Austin Donnelly <and1000@cam.ac
 1683 xdvik      xdvik manpage in the wrong pla Austin Donnelly <and1000@cam.ac
 1685 libc       dpkg-split --msdos not correct Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1686 mfbin      psfonts.map can't be found     Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1687 mfbin      postinst command not found     ndt1001@chu.cam.ac.uk (Neil Tur
 1690 x11/xbase  XDM protection fault on X conf CD Rasmussen <cdr@sme.siemens.c
 1691 x11/xbase  X config allows invalid numeri CD Rasmussen <cdr@sme.siemens.c
 1692 texinfo    dselect problem (?)            Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1693 smail      forwarded message from Harald  Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1698 miscutils  Where is which?                Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1699 base       Install/Config quirks: Missing Dominik Kubla <Dominik.Kubla@Un
 1700 amd        amd might depend on NIS and sh Dominik Kubla <Dominik.Kubla@Un
 1701 amd        AMD apparently does not suppor Dominik Kubla <Dominik.Kubla@Un
 1702 bash       telnet+su root->thermal proces richard@sfere.elmail.co.uk (Ric
 1703 xtron      xtron documentation            dhs@firefly.com
 1705 dpkg       dselect has a strange          Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1706 xbase      xterm sets wrong tty perms     Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1707 image      image 1.2.13-5 has no msdos.o  Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1708 adduser? m `passwd' not interruptible whe Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1711 adduser    adduser replaces NIS entries i tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 1713 procps     procps: manpage doesn't tell t joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.D
 1714 bash       bash is confused when breaking joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.D
 1716 dvipsk     dvipsk recommends psfonts - no Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1717 gopherd    gopherd recommends freeWAIS -  Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1718 gopherd    gopherd version has spurious q Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1722 smail      Smail should support YP (was R Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1724 ae         unexpected keypress translatio Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1725 ppp        /etc/init.d/ppp still sources  Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lo
 1731 cern-httpd forwarded message from Cron Da Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1732 perl       Bad arithmetic in new perl pac Fernando <alegre@mars.superlink
 1733 ncftp      ncftp problems                 Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1735 man        apropos(1) segfaults           Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1737 acct       missing man pages for accoutin Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1740 nvi        nvi segfaults on unknown TERM  Bernd S. Brentrup <bsb@uni-muen
 1741 libc       getservbyport doesn't work     Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.ch
 1742 base       /dev/tty has wrong permissions david@ods.com (David Engel)
 1744 image      dpkg: cannot scan updates dire Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1745 base?, per /bin/perl                      Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1746 bash       rsh <system> sh -i produces CP Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.ch
 1747 nas        nas: no manpages for au availa sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1748 gnuchess   gnuchess                       sr1@irz301.inf.tu-dresden.de (S
 1750 tar        tar doesn't handle default rem Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
 1751 man        corrupt man page for dc        sgk@sgk.tiac.net
 1752 inewsinn   inewsinn recommends trn        Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
 1753 tin        trn recommends, instead of dep Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
 1757 bash       Bash doesn't quote correctly   david@elo.ods.com (David Engel)
 1759 source     running out of swap causes dea Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1761 elf-libgdb error in elf-libgdbm postinst  Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1763 sysklogd   sysklogd init script has no li andrew@kryten.it.com.au (Andrew
 1764 bsdutils   /bin/kill segfaults            Herbert Xu <herbert@greathan.ap
 1765 xbase      /etc/init.d/xdm (and xfs) stil Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17
 1767 cern-httpd cern-httpd installation        bhogan@rahul.net
 1769 bison      bison files in /usr/share      Bernd S. Brentrup <bsb@uni-muen
 1770 xntp       xntp dumps core with kernel 1. Austin Donnelly <and1000@cam.ac
 1771 ltxtool    Legal problems with ltxtool    Bernd S. Brentrup <bsb@uni-muen
 1772 disks      boot, root, base disks need en Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1774 libc       <paths.h>: _PATH_DEFPATH conta Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1776 gzip       zless missing                  eckes <ecki@lina.inka.de>
 1777 source     Source not compiling properly? karl@tower.com.au
 1778 cern-httpd Zombies from Cern-Httpd (solve eckes <ecki@lina.inka.de>
 1779 unclutter  unclutter - I need -noevents   Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1780 mh         mh looks in the wrong place fo Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
 1781 mh         mh looks in the wrong place fo Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
 1784 sysvinit   /etc/init.d/functions and /etc Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1785 kbd        Default font.                  Juho A Vuori <javuori@cc.helsin
 1787 wu-ftpd    forwarded message from Cron Da Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1788 dosemu     dosemu depends on xbaseR6      Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.quee
 1789 timezone   time zone files not right      Raul Miller <rdm@tad.micro.umn.
 1791 dosemu     dosemu troubles                Michael E. Deisher <deisher@enw
 1792 miscutils? vipw, vigr missing             Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1793 igerman, w german.hash has wron magic num Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1794 ?          /bin/sh is shell when none spe Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1795 ppp, sourc Paths inconsistent in kernel a Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1796 xs3        missing call to ntohs in X ser Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1797 dpkg       ELF conversion                 Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1798 xdm        /etc/login has no effect when  Winfried Truemper <winni@ElFi.M
 1799            smail nameresloving problems   jlarkin@aij.st.hmc.edu (John T.
 1800 ncurses-ru missing terminfo keydefs       Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1801            tar manpage missing            Austin Donnelly <and1000@cam.ac
 1802 source     source.deb package has unexpec Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1803 base       /etc/termcap linux definition  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1804 irc        manpage of irc missing         Winfried Truemper <winni@ElFi.M
 1805 man        man package problem            stuart@oleta.physics.ucsb.edu (
 1806            genksyms misplaced?            bhogan@rahul.net
 1808            No boot parameters available o Jan M|ller <fwiffo@daimi.aau.dk
 1810 fvwm       fvwm doesn't delete /tmp/fvwmr Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.quee
 1811 base (???) /etc/modules should allow opti Winfried Truemper <winni@ElFi.M
 1812 textutils  Cut in textutils with fields   Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1813 syslogd    /var/log/news should exist     Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1814 (base)     Unexpected attempt to enable s Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1815 w3-el      w3-el recommends netpbm | pbmp Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1816 dvipsk     dvipsk recommends psfonts      Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1817 f2c        f2c runs ldconfig with -v      Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1818 dpkg       Perl perlconfig message        Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1819 xstd       X11 doesn't set a lock on the  Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.com
 1820 snmp       snmp postinst backgrounds star Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1821 tgif       tgif should read /etc/papersiz Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1822 knews      knews should read /etc/news/se Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1823 texbin     texbin postinst failed with er Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1824 snmp       snmpd not killed by pre/post-r Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1825 samba      samba not completely killed by Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1826 includes   `includes' creates /usr/doc/in Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1827 ppp        dpkg --purge ppp doesn't purge Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1829 netstd     netstd_nfs reload kills mountd Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam
 1830 linuxdoc-s version of doc behind linuxdoc guido@formal.nl (Guido M. Witmo
 1831            pgp-i bug..                    niels@cindy.et.tudelft.nl (Niel
 1832            Tar dumps core: film at 11     Austin Donnelly <and1000@cam.ac
 1833 syslogd    [srb@cuci.nl: patch for Debian Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1834 bash       [kubla@goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de: Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1835 xbase      [branderhorst@fgg.eur.nl: PATH Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1836 expect     expect core dumps              swift@bu.edu
 1837 ncftp      ncftp timeout is too short     Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.chu.cam

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