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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 or as forwarded
to a developer by CCing a message to debian-bugs-forwarded@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               Package maintainer
  379 mount      Repeatable mount(1) problem wi Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  416 wenglish   perl doesn't flush output auto jimr@simons-rock.edu (Robinson,
  421 term       unreasonable restriction on te Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
  563 tar        tar -x fails to overwrite or c Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  579 image (?)  missing /usr/man/man8 manpages Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  660 gdb        GDB gets address of structure  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  662 procps     top doesn't behave sensibly if Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  691 textutils  textutils package, fmt(1) prog Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  702 findutils  locate crash with large db     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  710 xs3        X server problem with hardware (unknown -- `xs')
  713 mh         mh should pause after printing Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  723 xconfig    X server default configuration (unknown -- `xconfig')
  725 xbase      twm places windows incorrectly Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
  729 procps     Bizarre corrupted output from  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  731 ncurses    ncurses wgetnstr doesn't work  (unknown -- `ncurses')
  737 gawk       gawk references to `$0' in END Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  740 xbase      xclock leaves `droppings' in i Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
  746 cpio       mt doesn't support setblk (and Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  759 kbd, xbase /usr/bin/X11/showfont conflict Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  773 xbase      xmh falls over if mh is not in Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
  775 xbase      twm reports errors on incorrec Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
  783 tar        tar --same-order doesn't work  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  784 manpages   Infelicities in fopen manpage  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  785 cpio       mt problems                    Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  786 syslogd    syslogd gone awol              Martin Schulze <joey@infodrom.n
  797 (base)     /etc/termcap console keydefs f (unknown)
  798 svgalib    svgalib gets control key mucke Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
  808 emacs      Info anchors not active in ema Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  817 tar        tar -T /dev/null extracts whol Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  818 bash       bash builtin `echo' doesn't ch Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  819 tar        tar should have null-separated Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  820 tcsh       tcsh builtin `echo' doesn't ch Andrew Howell <andrew@it.com.au
  821 shellutils /bin/echo doesn't check write  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  822 tar        tar -t doesn't check write err Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  824 cpio       cpio should have non-verbose,  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  825 trn        trn warning messages corrupt t Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
  827 libc or sh who reports wrong hostname (wa Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  835 sysklogd   syslogd dies, leaves system un (unknown -- `sysklogd')
  836 (base)     Possible bugs in termcap syste (unknown)
  841 ncurses    dselect from dpkg 0.93.34 says (unknown -- `ncurses')
  844 manpages   readdir(3) should document str Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  845 manpages   access(2) is ambiguous         Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  850 indent     [indent] option mentioned in d mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  853 shellutils `nice' does not do anything    Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  857 gs_both    gs (2.6.1pl4-4) doesn't use /e (unknown -- `gs_both')
  860 mount      `only root can mount' can mean Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  864 make       make gets MAKEFLAGS wrong      Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  887 xarchieR6  xarchie barfs when ftp closes  (unknown -- `xarchier')
  889 info       Info 3.1-6                     Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
  902 lpr        lpr can't print a PostScript f Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
  903 (base)     /dev miscellaney               (unknown)
  911 libc       libc causes rsh to fail on com Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  918 miscutils  mkboot and image packages      Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  923 xbase      xdm failed with `unknown sessi Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
  927 ncurses?   dselect display bug            (unknown -- `ncurses')
  932 pine       Pine over-encodes files and au Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
  933 pine       Pine wants to post my email re Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
  934 pine       Pine `Full Header Mode' when r Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  944 sysvinit   clock (-u) question            Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  945 (base)     clock (-u) question            (unknown)
  957 dpkg       dpkg should automatically log  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
  981 ircii      irc package should ask for def Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
  985 manpages   struct dirent is not documente Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  988 bsdutils   `script' is insecure, and gene Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  991 libc       libc unknown server error      Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  997 (base)     Root Help Information Scrolls  (unknown)
  998 (base)     Can't Configure DOS Partitions (unknown)
 1000 (base)     Reconfiguring and Duplicate En (unknown)
 1002 (base)     Shell Help Text: / vs. /root d (unknown)
 1003 (base)     Entry Not Added to fstab       (unknown)
 1004 miscutils  720/1200 Disk Format?          Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1009 bash       bash problem with quoting/comp Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1016 procps     top has 3's in vt100           Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1017 modules    Kernel Module Errors on Upgrad Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1020 image      kernel image hangs scsi contro Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1022 (base)     No message for 'easy' pasword  (unknown)
 1028 image      image package doesn't remove i Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1029 kbd        compile failed (both a.out and Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1031 modules    problem w/ gcc-2.7.0?          Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1032 (base)     Linux Counter Project Info Not (unknown)
 1037 dpkg       dselect user interface (was Re Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1041 (base)     Debian printing problem        (unknown)
 1045 libc       tgetflag("hc") segfaults (fwd) Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1048 kbd        kbd reinstall breaks console s Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1061 lpr        /etc/printcap vs. /usr/man/man Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1064 (base)     cfdisk problems with large dri (unknown)
 1065 (project)  Debian Maintainers FAQ         (unknown)
 1066 ncurses-de ncurses-devel leaves behind ol Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1071 nvi        nvi segfaults with unknown TER Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1072 (base)     Base Reboot Message            (unknown)

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1077 (base)     /etc/init.d/boot cleanup quest (unknown)
 1078 sysvinit   Nasty bug in killall5          Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1079 sysvinit   Scripts in /etc/init.d cannot  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1085 tar        no man page for tar            Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1087 diffutils  no man page for diff           (unknown -- `diffutils')
 1088 ncurses-de ncurses - segfault in wnoutref Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1090 gzip       Gzip 1.2.4-6                   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1094 hostname   Problem in reading the host na Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1096 kernel/ter reset with terminal type 'linu (unknown -- `kernel')
 1097 info       info-3.6-1 and manpages ...    Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1099 perl       perl bug                       Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1102 tar        tar v 1.11.8 gives a segmentat Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1103 pgp-i      pgp-i won-t generate key       Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1108 binutils   No manpage ar(5)               Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1110 tar        tar coredumps when given incor Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1112 gsfonts    a2gs output unusable by gs but Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1115 pbmplus    pbmplus version number and PAT Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1118 fortune    fortune is setuid games ?!     dhs@firefly.com (David H. Silbe
 1126 cern-httpd /usr/sbin/cgiparse -form doesn Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1127 (bootdisk) 0.93R6 install disks mishandle (unknown)
 1130 libc       Stdlib.h problems when using g Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1137 miscutils  fdisk missing documentation    Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1138 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime preinst unnece Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1142 xmono (I t xmono 3.1.1-3                  Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1143 mount      Cannot nfs mount a partition.  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1144 tar        tar --listed-incremental doesn Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1146 miscutils  `mkfs' doesn't find /usr/local Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1149 make       Make can't execute scripts     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1151 bash       bash exit status incorrect - s Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1161 rxvt       rxvt manual page differs from  Andrew Howell <andrew@it.com.au
 1162 sudo       sudo: syslog and hostname prob Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1164 shellutils who --help uses /etc/{w,u}tmp  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1170 perl       perl fails to make headers fir Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1171 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime bug: clear     Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1173 ircii      ircII bug? ircII.servers       Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1174 tar        tar gives `Visible longname er Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1176 procps     /usr/bin/top segfault with unk Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1181 kbd        `setfont' screws up my console Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1201 perl       perl doesn't know about includ Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1205 strace     strace doesn't compile with ne Robert Sanders <Robert.Sanders@
 1206 miscutils  fdisk doesn't exit on EOF      Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1210 ppp        lost bug? ppp configuration ug Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1211 libc       libc __nis_getgrnam() segfault Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1212 ppp        ppp configuration ugliness     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1216 includes,  kernel headers muck up /usr/sr Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1224 xfig       xfig depends on xpmR6, xbaseR6 dgregor@coil.com (D.J. Gregor)
 1225 ghostview  ghostviewR6 bad name, depends  Helmut Geyer, Helmut.Geyer@iwr.
 1227 elm        elm recommends pgp             Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1229 timezone   Timezone data out-of-date      Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1230 (bootdisk) lilo-1.3.11 bootdisk 25th July (unknown)
 1231 xxgdb      xxgdbR6 bad name, depends on x Helmut Geyer, Helmut.Geyer@iwr.
 1233 ifrench    Bad french.hash file in ifrenc jimr@simons-rock.edu (Robinson,
 1236 libc       no gdbm man page in libc packa Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1238 procps     top fails to get terminal size Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1239 findutils  /etc/cron.daily/find: updatedb Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1240 procps     ps(1) man page incomplete      Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1246 procps     ps man page does not agree wit Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1247 perl       perl <...> globbing only works Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1251 ppp        ppp gives out password         Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1253 image      image 1.3.18 modules           Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1255 findutils  Automatic update of the locate Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1258 (bootdisk) Loading Bug                    (unknown)
 1263 miscutils  'login' doesn't work           Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1265 uucp       Misc. uucp bugs                dhs@firefly.com (David H. Silbe
 1272 ppp        More powerfull ppp-connect     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1275 xarchieR6  xarchie clumsy with 2-button m (unknown -- `xarchier')
 1277 xstd       installing kernel sources does Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1278 libc? NIS? dpkg seg faults with NIS       Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1279 libc       Strangeness involving <bsd/sig Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1281 bin86      bin86                          (unknown -- `bin')
 1291 cpio       mt program in cpio package doe Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1292 xsvga      X locks up                     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or

Over two months old - attention is required:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1293 manpages   `man 2 signal` slightly incomp Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1297 shellutils nohup doesn't seem to work     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1303 binutils   `man 1 nm` slightly incomplete Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1308 ncftp      ncftp problems                 Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1309 gcc        Problems with Debian: gcc or g Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1312 ghostscrip ghostscript-2.6.1pl4-4         (unknown -- `ghostscript')
 1313 sysvinit   sysvinit-2.57b                 Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1314 ncurses-de ncurses fails in silly way on  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1329 ncurses-ru ncurses manpages - two infelic Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1330 ncurses-de <ncurses/term.h> fails with C+ Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1331 ncurses-de terminfo(3ncurses) says <term. Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1332 ncurses    ncurses tigetstr is not const- (unknown -- `ncurses')
 1336 procps     CFLAGS shouldn't be used when  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1337 procps     Improper use of sscanf in proc Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1338 ncurses-de ncurses apparently missing a m Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1340 ncurses    ncurses setupterm() handles un (unknown -- `ncurses')
 1341 ncurses    ncurses man pages confusing re (unknown -- `ncurses')
 1344 ncurses    ncurses should have symlink cl (unknown -- `ncurses')
 1346 (base)     Extra files in /usr/doc        (unknown)
 1352 miscutils  getty man page example does no Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1353 tar        tar has no manual page         Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1354 bigloo     bigloo: several problems (ELF, Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1355 mtools     mformat does not work          mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1357 nvi        removing nvi removes vi        Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1358 tar        tar can't extract device numbe Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1359 ncurses-de man tgetent fails to find anyt Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1360 cpio       cpio -a option produces spurio Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1363 mount      mount error messages do not ma Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1364 (rootdisk) options 7 and 0 of install pro (unknown)
 1366 acm        acm networking problems        Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1370 xpm        xpm problam                    Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1371 xboard     cmail program in xboard.deb fa Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1372 (rootdisk) rootdisk: no dvorak keytable   (unknown)
 1373 (bootdisk) bootdisk: BIOS32 message may c (unknown)
 1376 (base)     base: dpkg warnings            (unknown)
 1377 xonix      xonix can't write its score fi Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1378 libc       weird ELF/a.out difference     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1381 workbone   workbone postinst fails        dgregor@bronze.coil.com (D.J. G
 1396 sysvinit   System Hangs!                  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1398 amd        amd problems                   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1399 dpkg       dselect error handling not con Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1406 backup     backup postrm can fail when it (unknown -- `backup')
 1407 tgifR6     tgifR6 prompts about paper siz (unknown -- `tgifr')
 1408 xfig       xfig always asks about colour/ dgregor@coil.com (D.J. Gregor)
 1411 perl       perlconfig misses an opportuni Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1413 ncurses-de ncurses screen painting oddity Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1416 libg++     libg++ asks silly question     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1419 sysvinit   reboot too eager to reboot     Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1420 sysvinit   reboot too eager to reboot     Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1422 mount      mount(8) gives stupid error me Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1423 at         `at' dependencies wrt mail     Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1425 jargon     `jargon' should use `info-brow Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1426 pine       `pine' dependencies wrt mail   Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1427 texinfo    `texinfo' should use `info-bro Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1429 bibtex, kp several TeX packages Provide t Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1432 libc       `libc' should use `kernel-head Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1434 info       `info' should provide virtual  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1435 includes   `includes' should provide virt Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1436 (www.debia mailing list archive minor inf (unknown)
 1440 mh         `mh' dependencies wrt mail     Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1441 inewsinn   `inewsinn' should provide virt (orphan)
 1445 psutils    `psutils' should use `postscri Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1449 emacs      `emacs' should provide virtual Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1451 ghostviewR `ghostviewR6' conflict with gh (unknown -- `ghostviewr')
 1453 xfig       `xfig' should depend on `X11R6 dgregor@coil.com (D.J. Gregor)
 1455 procmail   `procmail' dependencies wrt ma Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1456 elm        `elm' depends on editors       Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1457 elm        `elm' dependencies wrt mail    Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1459 xboard     `xboard' should depend on `X11 Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1462 gs         `gs' should provide virtual pa Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1463 includes   `includes' should provide virt Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1467 ax25-kerne `ax25-kernel-source', `ax25-ut (unknown -- `ax')
 1468 glibcdoc   `glibcdoc' should use `info-br Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1469 texidoc    `texidoc' should use `info-bro Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1470 (base)     many base packages not Essenti (unknown)
 1475 (base)     base disk (16th September) tes (unknown)
 1477 binutils   ld -R coredumps                Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1480 dpkg       start-stop-daemon doesn't chec Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1481 smail      smail paniclog suggestion      Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1482 dpkg       dpkg --purge eats configuratio Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1483 w3-el      w3-el-2.2.16-1.tar.gz doesn't  (unknown -- `w')
 1484 manpages   Original sources not available Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1488 dld        dld control file dsccription p gthomas@native-ed.bc.ca (Guy R.
 1490 pico       pico control file description  Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1496 (base)     dpkg returns to dselect on SIG (unknown)
 1498 nvi        nvi-1.34.7 and termcap problem Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1499 sysvinit                                  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1502 ltxtool lt Uniform lists in debian.contro Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1503 fvwmR5     How to remove fvwmr5           (unknown -- `fvwmr')
 1505 miscutils  setterm is missing             Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1506 gs         ghostscript does not honour -d Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1510 (general)  prermission denied /usr/doc    (unknown)

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