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The following problem reports have not yet been marked as `taken up' by a
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 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  416 wenglish   perl doesn't flush output auto jimr@simons-rock.edu (Robinson,

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  563 tar        tar -x fails to overwrite or c Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
  579 image (?)  missing /usr/man/man8 manpages Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  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.
  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')
  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
  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

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  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
  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')
  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

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  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
  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

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 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)
 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>
 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.

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 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
 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
 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>
 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)

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 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
 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
 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

Over two months old - attention is required:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 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
 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')
 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>
 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')
 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')
 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)
 1519 perl       perl postinst complains about  Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1520 miscutils  mkboot won't make a boot flopp Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1521 miscutils  mkboot won't make a boot flopp Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1523 miscutils  Re-report of bug in /sbin/inst Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1526 dpkg       man dpkg(5) dpkg(8) dselect    Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1530 source     Source doesn't seem to depend  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1532 repair     no revision number with repair (unknown -- `repair')
 1533 procps     `w' produces bogus login@, idl Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1534 adduser    adduser problems with home dir Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1539 strace     strace source package does not Robert Sanders <Robert.Sanders@
 1541 (base)     root can't login on /dev/tty2  (unknown)
 1546 (bootdisk) boot disk won't                (unknown)
 1547 (base)     hostname -fqdn fails on the la (unknown)
 1549 bash       bash should not have world-rea Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1550 (base)     hostname -fqdn fails on the la (unknown)
 1555 dpkg       suggestion for dselect         Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1557 (rootdisk) umount problem on install disk (unknown)
 1560 shellutils `su' produces incomplete log e Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1562 xdvik      xdvi installs man page in wron Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1604 (rootdisk) cfdisk: data loss and failed i (unknown)
 1606 image      image*.deb source - and diff!  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1607 libc       sysinfo(2) documented and impl Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1611 diald      Diald 0.10 man pages           Giuseppe Vacanti <vacanti@bart.
 1613 diald      diald: minor typo in config-sc Giuseppe Vacanti <vacanti@bart.
 1614 (base)     /etc/networks: localnet twice  (unknown)
 1615 ftape      ftape package contains only so Robert Read <rread@ic.net>
 1616 shellutils 'who' can't find utmp          Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1617 (base)     R6 intstall from R5            (unknown)
 1618 (base)     netstd conffiles on basedisks? (unknown)
 1619 tin        tin depends on inn | inewsinn  Kenny Wickstrom <kenny@kennet.c
 1621 xbase      Xmark has no manpage           Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1623 dialog     dialog segfaults on illegal va Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 1624 bash       thermal run away problem       Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1629 dialog     dialog copyright file          Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 1631 dialog     dialog doesn't handle dumb ter Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 1635 lrzsz      revision should be package_rev Matt Porter <porter+@osu.edu>
 1637 pmake      pmake 1.0-1                    Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1641 ncurses-de ^Z doesn''t do the right thing Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1642 dpkg       dpkg recursive package listing Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1643 binutils   ld gets fatal eror when linkin Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1645 ncurses-de termcap                        Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1647 texbin     dpkg can present incorrect inf Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1653 texbin     Missing dvicopy(1) man page.   Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1655 cern-httpd world-writable httpd pid file  Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1659 miscutils  MAKEDEV sets wrong tty perms   Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1661 minicom    minicom should use /etc for co Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lo
 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 Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1667 chfn       chsh can change the login shel Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1669 gpm        shutdown hangs on gpm -k until Nils Rennebarth <support@buildi
 1670 dpkg       start-stop-daemon is too slow  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1672 auto-pgp,  non-free packages              Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 1675 w3-el      w3-el-2.2.16-1.tar.gz doesn't  (unknown -- `w')
 1676 w3-el      w3-el-2.2.16-1.tar.gz doesn't  (unknown -- `w')
 1677 ncurses-de tgetent() returns unexpected e Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1678 w3-el      w3-el: no install-info; elisp  (unknown -- `w')
 1679 minicom    Minicom has default lockfile i Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lo
 1681 cron       Missing files                  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1682 base       serious permissions problems w Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1683 xdvik      xdvik manpage in the wrong pla Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1685 libc       dpkg-split --msdos not correct Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1686 mfbin      psfonts.map can't be found     Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1687 mfbin      postinst command not found     Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n

Over one month old:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1690 x11/xbase  XDM protection fault on X conf (unknown -- `x')
 1691 x11/xbase  X config allows invalid numeri (unknown -- `x')
 1692 texinfo    dselect problem (?)            Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1693 smail      forwarded message from Harald  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1698 miscutils  Where is which?                Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1699 base       Install/Config quirks: Missing Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1700 amd        amd might depend on NIS and sh Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1701 amd        AMD apparently does not suppor Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1702 bash       telnet+su root->thermal proces Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1703 xtron      xtron documentation            Andrew Howell <andrew@it.com.au
 1705 dpkg       dselect has a strange          Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1707 image      image 1.2.13-5 has no msdos.o  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1708 adduser? m `passwd' not interruptible whe Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1711 adduser    adduser replaces NIS entries i Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1713 procps     procps: manpage doesn't tell t Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1714 bash       bash is confused when breaking Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1716 dvipsk     dvipsk recommends psfonts - no Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1717 gopherd    gopherd recommends freeWAIS -  Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1718 gopherd    gopherd version has spurious q Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1731 cern-httpd forwarded message from Cron Da Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1732 perl       Bad arithmetic in new perl pac Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1733 ncftp      ncftp problems                 Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1737 acct       missing man pages for accoutin Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd@qed.econ
 1740 nvi        nvi segfaults on unknown TERM  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1741 libc       getservbyport doesn't work     Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1742 base       /dev/tty has wrong permissions Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1744 image      dpkg: cannot scan updates dire Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1745 base?, per /bin/perl                      Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1746 bash       rsh <system> sh -i produces CP Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1747 nas        nas: no manpages for au availa Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1748 gnuchess   gnuchess                       Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1750 tar        tar doesn't handle default rem Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1752 inewsinn   inewsinn recommends trn        (orphan)
 1753 tin        trn recommends, instead of dep Kenny Wickstrom <kenny@kennet.c
 1757 bash       Bash doesn't quote correctly   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1759 source     running out of swap causes dea Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1767 cern-httpd cern-httpd installation        Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1771 ltxtool    Legal problems with ltxtool    Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1772 disks      boot, root, base disks need en (unknown -- `disks')
 1774 libc       <paths.h>: _PATH_DEFPATH conta Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1777 source     Source not compiling properly? Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1778 cern-httpd Zombies from Cern-Httpd (solve Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1780 mh         mh looks in the wrong place fo Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1781 mh         mh looks in the wrong place fo Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1784 sysvinit   /etc/init.d/functions and /etc Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1785 kbd        Default font.                  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1788 dosemu     dosemu depends on xbaseR6      Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 1789 timezone   time zone files not right      Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1791 dosemu     dosemu troubles                Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 1792 miscutils? vipw, vigr missing             Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1793 igerman, w german.hash has wron magic num jimr@simons-rock.edu (Robinson,
 1794 ?          /bin/sh is shell when none spe (unknown)
 1796 xs3        missing call to ntohs in X ser (unknown -- `xs')
 1797 dpkg       ELF conversion                 Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1799            smail nameresloving problems   (unknown)
 1800 ncurses-ru missing terminfo keydefs       Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1801            tar manpage missing            (unknown)
 1802 source     source.deb package has unexpec Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1803 base       /etc/termcap linux definition  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1804 irc        manpage of irc missing         (unknown -- `irc')
 1805 man        man package problem            Alvar Bray <alvar@meiko.co.uk>
 1806            genksyms misplaced?            (unknown)
 1808            No boot parameters available o (unknown)
 1811 base (???) /etc/modules should allow opti Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1812 textutils  Cut in textutils with fields   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1814 (base)     Unexpected attempt to enable s (unknown)
 1815 w3-el      w3-el recommends netpbm | pbmp (unknown -- `w')
 1816 dvipsk     dvipsk recommends psfonts      Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1818 dpkg       Perl perlconfig message        Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1819 xstd       X11 doesn't set a lock on the  Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1820 snmp       snmp postinst backgrounds star David Engel <david@ods.com>
 1821 tgif       tgif should read /etc/papersiz Christian Linhart <chris@horus.
 1822 knews      knews should read /etc/news/se Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1823 texbin     texbin postinst failed with er Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1824 snmp       snmpd not killed by pre/post-r David Engel <david@ods.com>
 1826 includes   `includes' creates /usr/doc/in Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1830 linuxdoc-s version of doc behind linuxdoc Kenneth MacDonald <K.MacDonald@
 1831            pgp-i bug..                    (unknown)
 1832            Tar dumps core: film at 11     (unknown)
 1834 bash       [kubla@goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de: Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1836 expect     expect core dumps              David Engel <david@ods.com>
 1837 ncftp      ncftp timeout is too short     Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1840 ncftp      ncftp problems                 Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1841 man        man_db problems                Alvar Bray <alvar@meiko.co.uk>
 1842 pari       pari's user-manual has a permi Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1844 dpkg       md5sum has no manpage          Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1845 trn        dead.letter and dead.article a Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1846 dpkg       dselect "disk" access method d Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1847 xbase (?)  xterm and TERM=linux           Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1848 git        git gets SIGV                  mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1849 includes   includes,source do not conflic Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1850 source     includes,source do not conflic Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1851 gopher-cli gopher-client-2.1.1 has quotes Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1852 ncftp      ncftp: cannot enter Incoming   Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1853 procps     top fails after 130 processes? Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1854 fileutils  cp -dpR doesn't preserve owner Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1855 base       packages adding entries to /et Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1856 perl       creating perl header files     Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1857 xarchie    xarchie doesn't honour default Christian Linhart <chris@horus.
 1858 kpathsea   kpathsea package does not inst Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1859 sysvinit   Start/stop scripts do not work Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1860            fdisk bugs                     (unknown)
 1861 knews      knews does not use /etc/news/s Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1862 knews      knews does not need to depend  Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1865 kpathsea   cmr10 at 10.0pt not loadable:  Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n

Submitted in the last month:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1866 xwpe       xwpe should depend on xcompat  Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1867 sysvinit   [hag@gnu.ai.mit.edu: a little  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1872 wu-ftpd    wu-ftpd in CPU loop            Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1873 dvipsk     dvipsk ignores /etc/papersize! Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1874 a2ps       a2ps ignores /etc/papersize!   (unknown -- `a')
 1875 sudo       sudo problem                   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1879 emacs      Emacs shell mode weirdness - l Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1880 dpkg       Compile error dpkg-1.0.5.tar.g Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1881 majordomo  Majordomo UID wrong?           (unknown -- `majordomo')
 1883 base? gzip "compress" missing?            Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1885 base       base 0.93.6-13: doesn't create Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1886 cern-httpd cern-httpd 3.0-4:  a couple of Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1888 pari       pari 1.39: a few minor Debian  Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1889 sudo       sudo 1.3.1pl4-1: documentation Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1890 dpkg       dselect update from packages.g Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1893 ncurses-*  ncurses man pages need to get  (unknown -- `ncurses-')
 1895 miscutils  run-parts does not run scripts Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1897 man        apropos not resilient to index Alvar Bray <alvar@meiko.co.uk>
 1898 manpages   getwd(3) contains falsehood    Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1901 kbd        `compose' keytable command not Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1904 dpkgname   dpkg-name                      (unknown -- `dpkgname')
 1906 sysvinit   inittab(5) error               Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1907 gcc        program ld got fatal signal 6  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1908 procps     Top and tabs                   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1909 autoconf,  autoconf.h missing             Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1910 X, perl, d minor bugs in X, perl, dlltool (unknown -- `x')
 1911 perl       Perl postinst is unecessarily  Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1912 perl       Perl (a.out) dbmopen causes Pe Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1913 gs         gs depends on *both* svgalib a Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1914 image      general protection in unix_pro Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1915 perl       Perl doesn't like the number 0 Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1916 perl       perl: wrong entries in Config. Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1917 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime replaces tput' Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1918            ncurses-runtime replaces tput' (unknown)
 1919 pine       pine - imapd not installed     Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1920 pine       problems with Pine source buil Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1921 dpkg       dpkg,update-alternatives: 3 pr Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1922 source-1.3 1.3.43 Kernel is too nice      (unknown -- `source-')
 1923 lpr        lpr not de-installing          Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1924 dpkg       Version in install-info manpag Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1925 netstd     rusers causes segmentation fau Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1926 procps     w -n in man page but w doesn't Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1927 libc5-dev  no /usr/include/linux/errno.h  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1929 smail      aliasinclude and forwardinclud Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1930 metamail   metamail wants xloadimage      Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1933 procps     w from procps gives wrong idle Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1934 mfbin      font scaling problem           Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 1936 ncurses-ru ncurses stuffs up line wrappin Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1941 diald      diald man page                 Giuseppe Vacanti <vacanti@bart.
 1942 diald      /etc/services and diald        Giuseppe Vacanti <vacanti@bart.
 1943 findutils  findutils: cron.daily/find doe Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1944 flex       Flex package doesn't create le Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1945 ae         permissions ae-493/debian.rule mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill
 1946 samba      nmbd won't browse              Andrew Howell <andrew@it.com.au
 1948 manpages   scandir(3) incorrect           Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1949            fax/efax security hole         (unknown)
 1951 perl (elf- perl is not exportable from th Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1952 xtrlock    xtrlock doesn't handle out of  Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1953 base       dinstall doesn't put up "pleas Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1954 base       setting up the network         Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1955 base       base discs still aren't creati Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1959 binutils   binutils desc should says its  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1961 base       dinstall "Installation Media"  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1962 image      kernel needs sbpcd.h editing i Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1963 ghostview  ghostview desc has errant spac Helmut Geyer, Helmut.Geyer@iwr.
 1964 motifnls   motifnls desc should say how u adfernan@cnd.mcgill.ca (Andrew 
 1966 xonix      xonix: desc is deeply unhelpfu Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1967 mailx      mailx desc should say somethin Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 1968 tgifR6     tgif's desc line is badly form (unknown -- `tgifr')
 1969 w3-el      w3-el recommends things that d (unknown -- `w')
 1971 librl      librl should be in required    Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1972 perl       perl should suggest kernel sou Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wis
 1973 workbone   workbone postinst needs reword dgregor@bronze.coil.com (D.J. G
 1974 image      vmlinuz-1.2.13                 Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1977 cern-httpd cern-httpd postinst needs to c Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 1979 auctex     auctex postinst is completely  Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.
 1981 xstd       xman fails to format ascii(7)  Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1982 netstd     popclient dumps core           Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 1983 ftape      ftape source has wrong permiss Robert Read <rread@ic.net>
 1984 dpkg       dpkg won't install cdtool      Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 1985 xbase      xdm won't redirect to remote m Stephen Early <sde1000@hermes.c
 1987            No information on how to get s (unknown)
 1988 fort77     New version of fort77 uploaded (unknown -- `fort')
 1989 kernel     mmap bug?                      (unknown -- `kernel')
 1991 gnuplot    gnuplot has no 'fig' or 'bfig' dgregor@coil.com (D.J. Gregor)
 1992 procps     "w" has invalid option         Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 1995 miscutils  run-parts on laptops           Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1996 ncurses    ncurses terminal defs and info (unknown -- `ncurses')
 1997 ncurses    ncurses linux terminal definit (unknown -- `ncurses')
 1998 xypic      xypic-3.2-3 requires nonexista Erick Branderhorst <branderhors
 1999 ncurses    ncurses-1.9.8a-1 missing termi (unknown -- `ncurses')
 2000 hello      hello not elf                  Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 2001 base       Incorrect ownership of audio d Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 2004 nas        /etc/init.d/nas doesn't work.  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 2007 dialog     dialog segfault                Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.ea
 2008 f2c        libf2c is in /lib              (unknown -- `f')
 2009 mailx      mailx ignores ^C at Subject pr Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 2010 mailx      mailx misses VM-generated From Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresde
 2011 libc4      very silly messages from rsh   Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 2013 gdb        gdb can't find executables in  Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.or
 2014 cern-httpd httpd doesn't write to new log Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.mic
 2015 netstd     nfsd places a high load on nam Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho
 2016 mount      [SysVinit, mount] SysVinit use Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 2018 dpkg       dpkg version numbers & dpkg-sp Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.u
 2019            ftp.debian.org/debian/debian-0 (unknown)
 2022 ?          utmp corruption                (unknown)
 2023 texbin     latex dumps core on -QUIT      Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-n
 2025            [a]getty tty permissions bad a (unknown)
 2026 ncurses-ba ncurses-base should contain de (unknown -- `ncurses-base')
 2027 web2c      tiny bug in web2c debian.rules (unknown -- `web')
 2029            diald -- missing man page      (unknown)
 2030 fileutils- fileutils should depend on lib (unknown -- `fileutils-')

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