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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 or or `forwarded' by a
message to debian-bugs-forwarded@pixar.com.

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  416 wenglish   perl doesn't flush output auto (unknown -- `wenglish')
  563 tar        tar -x fails to overwrite or c Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  579 image (?)  missing /usr/man/man8 manpages (unknown -- `image')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  660 gdb        GDB gets address of structure  (unknown -- `gdb')
  662 procps     top doesn't behave sensibly if Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  691 textutils  textutils package, fmt(1) prog Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  702 findutils  locate crash with large db     Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  713 mh         mh should pause after printing (unknown -- `mh')
  725 xbase      twm places windows incorrectly (unknown -- `xbase')
  729 procps     Bizarre corrupted output from  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  731 ncurses    ncurses wgetnstr doesn't work  (unknown -- `ncurses')
  740 xbase      xclock leaves `droppings' in i (unknown -- `xbase')
  746 cpio       mt doesn't support setblk (and (unknown -- `cpio')
  759 kbd, xbase /usr/bin/X11/showfont conflict Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  773 xbase      xmh falls over if mh is not in (unknown -- `xbase')
  775 xbase      twm reports errors on incorrec (unknown -- `xbase')
  783 tar        tar --same-order doesn't work  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  785 cpio       mt problems                    (unknown -- `cpio')
  786 syslogd    syslogd gone awol              (unknown -- `syslogd')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  797 (base)     /etc/termcap console keydefs f (unknown)
  798 svgalib    svgalib gets control key mucke (unknown -- `svgalib')
  808 emacs      Info anchors not active in ema (unknown -- `emacs')
  817 tar        tar -T /dev/null extracts whol Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  818 bash       bash builtin `echo' doesn't ch Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  819 tar        tar should have null-separated Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  820 tcsh       tcsh builtin `echo' doesn't ch (unknown -- `tcsh')
  821 shellutils /bin/echo doesn't check write  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  822 tar        tar -t doesn't check write err Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  824 cpio       cpio should have non-verbose,  (unknown -- `cpio')
  825 trn        trn warning messages corrupt t (unknown -- `trn')
  827 libc or sh who reports wrong hostname (wa (unknown -- `libc')
  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 (unknown -- `manpages')
  845 manpages   access(2) is ambiguous         (unknown -- `manpages')
  850 indent     [indent] option mentioned in d (unknown -- `indent')
  853 shellutils `nice' does not do anything    Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
  857 gs_both    gs (2.6.1pl4-4) doesn't use /e (unknown -- `gs_both')
  864 make       make gets MAKEFLAGS wrong      (unknown -- `make')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  887 xarchieR6  xarchie barfs when ftp closes  (unknown -- `xarchier')
  889 info       Info 3.1-6                     (unknown -- `info')
  902 lpr        lpr can't print a PostScript f D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
  903 (base)     /dev miscellaney               (unknown)
  911 libc       libc causes rsh to fail on com (unknown -- `libc')
  918 miscutils  mkboot and image packages      (unknown -- `miscutils')
  927 ncurses?   dselect display bug            (unknown -- `ncurses')
  932 pine       Pine over-encodes files and au (unknown -- `pine')
  933 pine       Pine wants to post my email re (unknown -- `pine')
  934 pine       Pine `Full Header Mode' when r (unknown -- `pine')
  944 sysvinit   clock (-u) question            (unknown -- `sysvinit')
  945 (base)     clock (-u) question            (unknown)
  957 dpkg       dpkg should automatically log  (unknown -- `dpkg')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
  981 ircii      irc package should ask for def (unknown -- `ircii')
  985 manpages   struct dirent is not documente (unknown -- `manpages')
  988 bsdutils   `script' is insecure, and gene (unknown -- `bsdutils')
  991 libc       libc unknown server error      (unknown -- `libc')
  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?          (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1009 bash       bash problem with quoting/comp Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1016 procps     top has 3's in vt100           Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1017 modules    Kernel Module Errors on Upgrad Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1020 image      kernel image hangs scsi contro (unknown -- `image')
 1022 (base)     No message for 'easy' pasword  (unknown)
 1028 image      image package doesn't remove i (unknown -- `image')
 1029 kbd        compile failed (both a.out and Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1031 modules    problem w/ gcc-2.7.0?          Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1032 (base)     Linux Counter Project Info Not (unknown)
 1037 dpkg       dselect user interface (was Re (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1041 (base)     Debian printing problem        (unknown)
 1045 libc       tgetflag("hc") segfaults (fwd) (unknown -- `libc')
 1048 kbd        kbd reinstall breaks console s Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1061 lpr        /etc/printcap vs. /usr/man/man D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 1064 (base)     cfdisk problems with large dri (unknown)
 1065 (project)  Debian Maintainers FAQ         (unknown)
 1066 ncurses-de ncurses-devel leaves behind ol (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1071 nvi        nvi segfaults with unknown TER (unknown -- `nvi')
 1072 (base)     Base Reboot Message            (unknown)
 1077 (base)     /etc/init.d/boot cleanup quest (unknown)
 1078 sysvinit   Nasty bug in killall5          (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1079 sysvinit   Scripts in /etc/init.d cannot  (unknown -- `sysvinit')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1085 tar        no man page for tar            Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1087 diffutils  no man page for diff           (unknown -- `diffutils')
 1088 ncurses-de ncurses - segfault in wnoutref (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1094 hostname   Problem in reading the host na Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1096 kernel/ter reset with terminal type 'linu (unknown -- `kernel')
 1097 info       info-3.6-1 and manpages ...    (unknown -- `info')
 1099 perl       perl bug                       (unknown -- `perl')
 1103 pgp-i      pgp-i won-t generate key       (unknown -- `pgp-i')
 1108 binutils   No manpage ar(5)               (unknown -- `binutils')
 1110 tar        tar coredumps when given incor Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1112 gsfonts    a2gs output unusable by gs but (unknown -- `gsfonts')
 1115 pbmplus    pbmplus version number and PAT (unknown -- `pbmplus')
 1118 fortune    fortune is setuid games ?!     (unknown -- `fortune')
 1126 cern-httpd /usr/sbin/cgiparse -form doesn (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1127 (bootdisk) 0.93R6 install disks mishandle (unknown)
 1130 libc       Stdlib.h problems when using g (unknown -- `libc')
 1137 miscutils  fdisk missing documentation    (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1138 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime preinst unnece (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1142 xserver-mo xmono 3.1.1-3                  (unknown -- `xserver-mono')
 1144 tar        tar --listed-incremental doesn Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1146 miscutils  `mkfs' doesn't find /usr/local (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1149 make       Make can't execute scripts     (unknown -- `make')
 1151 bash       bash exit status incorrect - s Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1161 rxvt       rxvt manual page differs from  (unknown -- `rxvt')
 1162 sudo       sudo: syslog and hostname prob (unknown -- `sudo')
 1164 shellutils who --help uses /etc/{w,u}tmp  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1170 perl       perl fails to make headers fir (unknown -- `perl')
 1171 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime bug: clear     (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1173 ircii      ircII bug? ircII.servers       (unknown -- `ircii')
 1174 tar        tar gives `Visible longname er Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1176 procps     /usr/bin/top segfault with unk Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1181 kbd        `setfont' screws up my console Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1201 perl       perl doesn't know about includ (unknown -- `perl')
 1205 strace     strace doesn't compile with ne (unknown -- `strace')
 1206 miscutils  fdisk doesn't exit on EOF      (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1210 ppp        lost bug? ppp configuration ug (unknown -- `ppp')
 1211 libc       libc __nis_getgrnam() segfault (unknown -- `libc')
 1212 ppp        ppp configuration ugliness     (unknown -- `ppp')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1216 includes,  kernel headers muck up /usr/sr (unknown -- `includes')
 1225 ghostview  ghostviewR6 bad name, depends  (unknown -- `ghostview')
 1227 elm        elm recommends pgp             (unknown -- `elm')
 1229 timezone   Timezone data out-of-date      Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1230 (bootdisk) lilo-1.3.11 bootdisk 25th July (unknown)
 1231 xxgdb      xxgdbR6 bad name, depends on x (unknown -- `xxgdb')
 1233 ifrench    Bad french.hash file in ifrenc (unknown -- `ifrench')
 1236 libc       no gdbm man page in libc packa (unknown -- `libc')
 1238 procps     top fails to get terminal size Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1239 findutils  /etc/cron.daily/find: updatedb Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1240 procps     ps(1) man page incomplete      Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1246 procps     ps man page does not agree wit Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1247 perl       perl <...> globbing only works (unknown -- `perl')
 1251 ppp        ppp gives out password         (unknown -- `ppp')
 1253 image      image 1.3.18 modules           (unknown -- `image')
 1255 findutils  Automatic update of the locate Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1258 (bootdisk) Loading Bug                    (unknown)
 1263 miscutils  'login' doesn't work           (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1265 uucp       Misc. uucp bugs                (unknown -- `uucp')
 1272 ppp        More powerfull ppp-connect     (unknown -- `ppp')
 1275 xarchieR6  xarchie clumsy with 2-button m (unknown -- `xarchier')
 1278 libc? NIS? dpkg seg faults with NIS       (unknown -- `libc')
 1279 libc       Strangeness involving <bsd/sig (unknown -- `libc')
 1281 bin86      bin86                          (unknown -- `bin')
 1291 cpio       mt program in cpio package doe (unknown -- `cpio')
 1292 xsvga      X locks up                     (unknown -- `xsvga')
 1297 shellutils nohup doesn't seem to work     Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1303 binutils   `man 1 nm` slightly incomplete (unknown -- `binutils')
 1308 ncftp      ncftp problems                 (unknown -- `ncftp')
 1309 gcc        Problems with Debian: gcc or g (unknown -- `gcc')
 1312 ghostscrip ghostscript-2.6.1pl4-4         (unknown -- `ghostscript')
 1313 sysvinit   sysvinit-2.57b                 (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1314 ncurses-de ncurses fails in silly way on  (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1329 ncurses-ru ncurses manpages - two infelic (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1330 ncurses-de <ncurses/term.h> fails with C+ (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1331 ncurses-de terminfo(3ncurses) says <term. (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1332 ncurses    ncurses tigetstr is not const- (unknown -- `ncurses')

 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1336 procps     CFLAGS shouldn't be used when  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1337 procps     Improper use of sscanf in proc Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1338 ncurses-de ncurses apparently missing a m (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 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 (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1353 tar        tar has no manual page         Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1354 bigloo     bigloo: several problems (ELF, (unknown -- `bigloo')
 1355 mtools     mformat does not work          (unknown -- `mtools')
 1358 tar        tar can't extract device numbe Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1359 ncurses-de man tgetent fails to find anyt (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1360 cpio       cpio -a option produces spurio (unknown -- `cpio')
 1363 mount      mount error messages do not ma (unknown -- `mount')
 1364 (rootdisk) options 7 and 0 of install pro (unknown)
 1366 acm        acm networking problems        (unknown -- `acm')
 1371 xboard     cmail program in xboard.deb fa (unknown -- `xboard')
 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 (unknown -- `xonix')
 1378 libc       weird ELF/a.out difference     (unknown -- `libc')
 1381 workbone   workbone postinst fails        (unknown -- `workbone')
 1396 sysvinit   System Hangs!                  (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1398 amd        amd problems                   (unknown -- `amd')
 1399 dpkg       dselect error handling not con (unknown -- `dpkg')
 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 (unknown -- `perl')
 1413 ncurses-de ncurses screen painting oddity (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1416 libg++     libg++ asks silly question     (unknown -- `libg++')
 1419 sysvinit   reboot too eager to reboot     (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1420 sysvinit   reboot too eager to reboot     (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1423 at         `at' dependencies wrt mail     (unknown -- `at')
 1425 jargon     `jargon' should use `info-brow (unknown -- `jargon')
 1426 pine       `pine' dependencies wrt mail   (unknown -- `pine')
 1427 texinfo    `texinfo' should use `info-bro (unknown -- `texinfo')
 1429 bibtex, kp several TeX packages Provide t (unknown -- `bibtex')
 1432 libc       `libc' should use `kernel-head (unknown -- `libc')
 1434 info       `info' should provide virtual  (unknown -- `info')
 1435 includes   `includes' should provide virt (unknown -- `includes')
 1436 (www.debia mailing list archive minor inf (unknown)
 1440 mh         `mh' dependencies wrt mail     (unknown -- `mh')
 1441 inewsinn   `inewsinn' should provide virt (orphan)
 1445 psutils    `psutils' should use `postscri (unknown -- `psutils')
 1449 emacs      `emacs' should provide virtual (unknown -- `emacs')
 1451 ghostviewR `ghostviewR6' conflict with gh (unknown -- `ghostviewr')
 1455 procmail   `procmail' dependencies wrt ma (unknown -- `procmail')
 1456 elm        `elm' depends on editors       (unknown -- `elm')
 1457 elm        `elm' dependencies wrt mail    (unknown -- `elm')
 1459 xboard     `xboard' should depend on `X11 (unknown -- `xboard')
 1462 gs         `gs' should provide virtual pa (unknown -- `gs')
 1463 includes   `includes' should provide virt (unknown -- `includes')
 1467 ax25-kerne `ax25-kernel-source', `ax25-ut (unknown -- `ax')
 1468 glibcdoc   `glibcdoc' should use `info-br (unknown -- `glibcdoc')
 1469 texidoc    `texidoc' should use `info-bro (unknown -- `texidoc')
 1470 (base)     many base packages not Essenti (unknown)
 1475 (base)     base disk (16th September) tes (unknown)
 1477 binutils   ld -R coredumps                (unknown -- `binutils')
 1480 dpkg       start-stop-daemon doesn't chec (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1481 smail      smail paniclog suggestion      (unknown -- `smail')
 1482 dpkg       dpkg --purge eats configuratio (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1488 dld        dld control file dsccription p (unknown -- `dld')
 1490 pico       pico control file description  (unknown -- `pico')
 1496 (base)     dpkg returns to dselect on SIG (unknown)
 1498 nvi        nvi-1.34.7 and termcap problem (unknown -- `nvi')
 1499 sysvinit                                  (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1502 ltxtool lt Uniform lists in debian.contro (unknown -- `ltxtool')
 1503 fvwmR5     How to remove fvwmr5           (unknown -- `fvwmr')
 1505 miscutils  setterm is missing             (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1506 gs         ghostscript does not honour -d (unknown -- `gs')
 1510 (general)  prermission denied /usr/doc    (unknown)
 1519 perl       perl postinst complains about  (unknown -- `perl')
 1520 miscutils  mkboot won't make a boot flopp (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1521 miscutils  mkboot won't make a boot flopp (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1523 miscutils  Re-report of bug in /sbin/inst (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1526 dpkg       man dpkg(5) dpkg(8) dselect    (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1530 source     Source doesn't seem to depend  (unknown -- `source')
 1532 repair     no revision number with repair (unknown -- `repair')
 1533 procps     `w' produces bogus login@, idl Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1534 adduser    adduser problems with home dir (unknown -- `adduser')
 1539 strace     strace source package does not (unknown -- `strace')
 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 Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1550 (base)     hostname -fqdn fails on the la (unknown)
 1555 dpkg       suggestion for dselect         (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1557 (rootdisk) umount problem on install disk (unknown)

Over two months old - attention is required:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1560 shellutils `su' produces incomplete log e Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1562 xdvik      xdvi installs man page in wron (unknown -- `xdvik')
 1604 (rootdisk) cfdisk: data loss and failed i (unknown)
 1606 image      image*.deb source - and diff!  (unknown -- `image')
 1607 libc       sysinfo(2) documented and impl (unknown -- `libc')
 1611 diald      Diald 0.10 man pages           (unknown -- `diald')
 1613 diald      diald: minor typo in config-sc (unknown -- `diald')
 1614 (base)     /etc/networks: localnet twice  (unknown)
 1615 ftape      ftape package contains only so (unknown -- `ftape')
 1616 shellutils 'who' can't find utmp          Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1617 (base)     R6 intstall from R5            (unknown)
 1618 (base)     netstd conffiles on basedisks? (unknown)
 1619 tin        tin depends on inn | inewsinn  (unknown -- `tin')
 1621 xbase      Xmark has no manpage           (unknown -- `xbase')
 1623 dialog     dialog segfaults on illegal va (unknown -- `dialog')
 1624 bash       thermal run away problem       Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1629 dialog     dialog copyright file          (unknown -- `dialog')
 1631 dialog     dialog doesn't handle dumb ter (unknown -- `dialog')
 1635 lrzsz      revision should be package_rev (unknown -- `lrzsz')
 1637 pmake      pmake 1.0-1                    (unknown -- `pmake')
 1641 ncurses-de ^Z doesn''t do the right thing (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1642 dpkg       dpkg recursive package listing (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1643 binutils   ld gets fatal eror when linkin (unknown -- `binutils')
 1645 ncurses-de termcap                        (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1647 texbin     dpkg can present incorrect inf (unknown -- `texbin')
 1653 texbin     Missing dvicopy(1) man page.   (unknown -- `texbin')
 1655 cern-httpd world-writable httpd pid file  (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1659 miscutils  MAKEDEV sets wrong tty perms   (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1661 minicom    minicom should use /etc for co (unknown -- `minicom')
 1663 texbin     TeX comes without configuratio (unknown -- `texbin')
 1664 texbin     TeX is lacking documentation o (unknown -- `texbin')
 1666 sysvinit   C-A-D doesn't work after shutd (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1667 chfn       chsh can change the login shel Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1669 gpm        shutdown hangs on gpm -k until (unknown -- `gpm')
 1670 dpkg       start-stop-daemon is too slow  (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1672 auto-pgp,  non-free packages              (unknown -- `auto-pgp')
 1677 ncurses-de tgetent() returns unexpected e (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1679 minicom    Minicom has default lockfile i (unknown -- `minicom')
 1681 cron       Missing files                  (unknown -- `cron')
 1682 base       serious permissions problems w (unknown -- `base')
 1683 xdvik      xdvik manpage in the wrong pla (unknown -- `xdvik')
 1685 libc       dpkg-split --msdos not correct (unknown -- `libc')
 1686 mfbin      psfonts.map can't be found     (unknown -- `mfbin')
 1687 mfbin      postinst command not found     (unknown -- `mfbin')
 1690 xbase      XDM protection fault on X conf (unknown -- `xbase')
 1691 x11/xbase  X config allows invalid numeri (unknown -- `x')
 1692 texinfo    dselect problem (?)            (unknown -- `texinfo')
 1693 smail      forwarded message from Harald  (unknown -- `smail')
 1698 miscutils  Where is which?                (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1699 base       Install/Config quirks: Missing (unknown -- `base')
 1700 amd        amd might depend on NIS and sh (unknown -- `amd')
 1701 amd        AMD apparently does not suppor (unknown -- `amd')
 1702 bash       telnet+su root->thermal proces Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1703 xtron      xtron documentation            (unknown -- `xtron')
 1705 dpkg       dselect has a strange          (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1707 image      image 1.2.13-5 has no msdos.o  (unknown -- `image')
 1708 adduser? m `passwd' not interruptible whe (unknown -- `adduser')
 1711 adduser    adduser replaces NIS entries i (unknown -- `adduser')
 1713 procps     procps: manpage doesn't tell t Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1714 bash       bash is confused when breaking Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1716 dvipsk     dvipsk recommends psfonts - no (unknown -- `dvipsk')
 1717 gopherd    gopherd recommends freeWAIS -  (unknown -- `gopherd')
 1718 gopherd    gopherd version has spurious q (unknown -- `gopherd')
 1731 cern-httpd forwarded message from Cron Da (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1733 ncftp      ncftp problems                 (unknown -- `ncftp')
 1737 acct       missing man pages for accoutin (unknown -- `acct')
 1740 nvi        nvi segfaults on unknown TERM  (unknown -- `nvi')
 1741 libc       getservbyport doesn't work     (unknown -- `libc')
 1742 base       /dev/tty has wrong permissions (unknown -- `base')
 1744 image      dpkg: cannot scan updates dire (unknown -- `image')
 1745 base?, per /bin/perl                      (unknown -- `base')
 1746 bash       rsh <system> sh -i produces CP Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1747 nas        nas: no manpages for au availa D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 1748 gnuchess   gnuchess                       (unknown -- `gnuchess')
 1752 inewsinn   inewsinn recommends trn        (orphan)
 1753 tin        trn recommends, instead of dep (unknown -- `tin')
 1757 bash       Bash doesn't quote correctly   Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1759 source     running out of swap causes dea (unknown -- `source')
 1767 cern-httpd cern-httpd installation        (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1771 ltxtool    Legal problems with ltxtool    (unknown -- `ltxtool')
 1772 disks      boot, root, base disks need en (unknown -- `disks')
 1774 libc       <paths.h>: _PATH_DEFPATH conta (unknown -- `libc')
 1777 source     Source not compiling properly? (unknown -- `source')
 1778 cern-httpd Zombies from Cern-Httpd (solve (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1780 mh         mh looks in the wrong place fo (unknown -- `mh')
 1781 mh         mh looks in the wrong place fo (unknown -- `mh')
 1784 sysvinit   /etc/init.d/functions and /etc (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1785 kbd        Default font.                  Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1789 timezone   time zone files not right      Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1791 dosemu     dosemu troubles                (unknown -- `dosemu')
 1792 miscutils? vipw, vigr missing             (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1793 igerman, w german.hash has wron magic num (unknown -- `igerman')
 1794 ?          /bin/sh is shell when none spe (unknown)
 1796 xserver-s3 missing call to ntohs in X ser (unknown -- `xserver-s')
 1797 dpkg       ELF conversion                 (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1799 smail      smail nameresloving problems   (unknown -- `smail')
 1800 ncurses-ru missing terminfo keydefs       (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1801 tar        tar manpage missing            Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1802 source     source.deb package has unexpec (unknown -- `source')
 1803 base       /etc/termcap linux definition  (unknown -- `base')
 1804 irc        manpage of irc missing         (unknown -- `irc')
 1805 man        man package problem            (unknown -- `man')
 1806            genksyms misplaced?            (unknown)

Over one month old:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1808 (rootdisk) No boot parameters available o (unknown)
 1811 base (???) /etc/modules should allow opti (unknown -- `base')
 1812 textutils  Cut in textutils with fields   Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1814 (base)     Unexpected attempt to enable s (unknown)
 1816 dvipsk     dvipsk recommends psfonts      (unknown -- `dvipsk')
 1818 dpkg       Perl perlconfig message        (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1819 xbase      X11 doesn't set a lock on the  (unknown -- `xbase')
 1820 snmp       snmp postinst backgrounds star (unknown -- `snmp')
 1821 tgif       tgif should read /etc/papersiz (unknown -- `tgif')
 1822 knews      knews should read /etc/news/se (unknown -- `knews')
 1823 texbin     texbin postinst failed with er (unknown -- `texbin')
 1824 snmp       snmpd not killed by pre/post-r (unknown -- `snmp')
 1826 includes   `includes' creates /usr/doc/in (unknown -- `includes')
 1830 linuxdoc-s version of doc behind linuxdoc (unknown -- `linuxdoc-sgml')
 1831 pgp-i      pgp-i bug..                    (unknown -- `pgp-i')
 1834 bash       [kubla@goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de: Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1837 ncftp      ncftp timeout is too short     (unknown -- `ncftp')
 1840 ncftp      ncftp problems                 (unknown -- `ncftp')
 1841 man        man_db problems                (unknown -- `man')
 1842 pari       pari's user-manual has a permi (unknown -- `pari')
 1844 dpkg       md5sum has no manpage          (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1845 trn        dead.letter and dead.article a (unknown -- `trn')
 1846 dpkg       dselect "disk" access method d (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1847 xbase      xterm and TERM=linux           (unknown -- `xbase')
 1848 git        git gets SIGV                  (unknown -- `git')
 1849 includes   includes,source do not conflic (unknown -- `includes')
 1850 source     includes,source do not conflic (unknown -- `source')
 1851 gopher-cli gopher-client-2.1.1 has quotes (unknown -- `gopher-client')
 1852 ncftp      ncftp: cannot enter Incoming   (unknown -- `ncftp')
 1853 procps     top fails after 130 processes? Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1854 fileutils  cp -dpR doesn't preserve owner Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1855 base       packages adding entries to /et (unknown -- `base')
 1856 perl       creating perl header files     (unknown -- `perl')
 1857 xarchie    xarchie doesn't honour default (unknown -- `xarchie')
 1858 kpathsea   kpathsea package does not inst (unknown -- `kpathsea')
 1859 sysvinit   Start/stop scripts do not work (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1860 miscutils  fdisk bugs                     (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1861 knews      knews does not use /etc/news/s (unknown -- `knews')
 1862 knews      knews does not need to depend  (unknown -- `knews')
 1865 kpathsea   cmr10 at 10.0pt not loadable:  (unknown -- `kpathsea')
 1866 xwpe       xwpe should depend on xcompat  D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 1867 sysvinit   [hag@gnu.ai.mit.edu: a little  (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1872 wu-ftpd    wu-ftpd in CPU loop            (unknown -- `wu-ftpd')
 1873 dvipsk     dvipsk ignores /etc/papersize! (unknown -- `dvipsk')
 1874 a2ps       a2ps ignores /etc/papersize!   (unknown -- `a')
 1875 sudo       sudo problem                   (unknown -- `sudo')
 1879 emacs      Emacs shell mode weirdness - l (unknown -- `emacs')
 1880 dpkg       Compile error dpkg-1.0.5.tar.g (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1881 majordomo  Majordomo UID wrong?           (unknown -- `majordomo')
 1883 base? gzip "compress" missing?            (unknown -- `base')
 1885 base       base 0.93.6-13: doesn't create (unknown -- `base')
 1886 cern-httpd cern-httpd 3.0-4:  a couple of (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1888 pari       pari 1.39: a few minor Debian  (unknown -- `pari')
 1889 sudo       sudo 1.3.1pl4-1: documentation (unknown -- `sudo')
 1890 dpkg       dselect update from packages.g (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1893 ncurses-de ncurses man pages need to get  (unknown -- `ncurses-developer'
 1895 miscutils  run-parts does not run scripts (unknown -- `miscutils')
 1897 man        apropos not resilient to index (unknown -- `man')
 1898 manpages   getwd(3) contains falsehood    (unknown -- `manpages')
 1901 kbd        `compose' keytable command not Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1904 dpkgname   dpkg-name                      (unknown -- `dpkgname')
 1906 sysvinit   inittab(5) error               (unknown -- `sysvinit')
 1907 gcc        program ld got fatal signal 6  (unknown -- `gcc')
 1908 procps     Top and tabs                   Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1909 autoconf,  autoconf.h missing             (unknown -- `autoconf')
 1910 X, perl, d minor bugs in X, perl, dlltool (unknown -- `x')
 1913 gs         gs depends on *both* svgalib a (unknown -- `gs')
 1914 image      general protection in unix_pro (unknown -- `image')
 1916 perl       perl: wrong entries in Config. (unknown -- `perl')
 1917 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime replaces tput' (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1918 ncurses-ru ncurses-runtime replaces tput' (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1919 pine       pine - imapd not installed     (unknown -- `pine')
 1920 pine       problems with Pine source buil (unknown -- `pine')
 1921 dpkg       dpkg,update-alternatives: 3 pr (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1922 source-1.3 1.3.43 Kernel is too nice      (unknown -- `source-')
 1923 lpr        lpr not de-installing          D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 1924 dpkg       Version in install-info manpag (unknown -- `dpkg')
 1925 netstd     rusers causes segmentation fau (unknown -- `netstd')
 1926 procps     w -n in man page but w doesn't Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1927 libc5-dev  no /usr/include/linux/errno.h  (unknown -- `libc')
 1929 smail      aliasinclude and forwardinclud (unknown -- `smail')
 1930 metamail   metamail wants xloadimage      (unknown -- `metamail')
 1933 procps     w from procps gives wrong idle Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1934 mfbin      font scaling problem           (unknown -- `mfbin')
 1936 ncurses-ru ncurses stuffs up line wrappin (unknown -- `ncurses-runtime')
 1941 diald      diald man page                 (unknown -- `diald')
 1942 diald      /etc/services and diald        (unknown -- `diald')
 1943 findutils  findutils: cron.daily/find doe Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1944 flex       Flex package doesn't create le (unknown -- `flex')
 1946 samba      nmbd won't browse              (unknown -- `samba')
 1948 manpages   scandir(3) incorrect           (unknown -- `manpages')
 1949 efax       fax/efax security hole         (unknown -- `efax')
 1952 xtrlock    xtrlock doesn't handle out of  (unknown -- `xtrlock')
 1953 base       dinstall doesn't put up "pleas (unknown -- `base')
 1954 base       setting up the network         (unknown -- `base')
 1955 base       base discs still aren't creati (unknown -- `base')
 1959 binutils   binutils desc should says its  (unknown -- `binutils')
 1961 base       dinstall "Installation Media"  (unknown -- `base')
 1962 image      kernel needs sbpcd.h editing i (unknown -- `image')
 1963 ghostview  ghostview desc has errant spac (unknown -- `ghostview')
 1964 motifnls   motifnls desc should say how u (unknown -- `motifnls')
 1966 xonix      xonix: desc is deeply unhelpfu (unknown -- `xonix')
 1967 mailx      mailx desc should say somethin (unknown -- `mailx')
 1968 tgifR6     tgif's desc line is badly form (unknown -- `tgifr')

Submitted in the last month:
 Ref  Package    Keywords/Subject               Package maintainer
 1971 librl      librl should be in required    (unknown -- `librl')
 1972 perl       perl should suggest kernel sou (unknown -- `perl')
 1973 workbone   workbone postinst needs reword (unknown -- `workbone')
 1974 image      vmlinuz-1.2.13                 (unknown -- `image')
 1977 cern-httpd cern-httpd postinst needs to c (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 1979 auctex     auctex postinst is completely  (unknown -- `auctex')
 1981 xcontrib   xman fails to format ascii(7)  (unknown -- `xcontrib')
 1983 ftape      ftape source has wrong permiss (unknown -- `ftape')
 1984 workbone   dpkg won't install cdtool      (unknown -- `workbone')
 1985 xbase      xdm won't redirect to remote m (unknown -- `xbase')
 1987 (manual)   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' (unknown -- `gnuplot')
 1992 procps     "w" has invalid option         Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 1995 miscutils  run-parts on laptops           (unknown -- `miscutils')
 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 (unknown -- `xypic')
 1999 ncurses    ncurses-1.9.8a-1 missing termi (unknown -- `ncurses')
 2000 hello      hello not elf                  (unknown -- `hello')
 2001 base       Incorrect ownership of audio d (unknown -- `base')
 2004 nas        /etc/init.d/nas doesn't work.  D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 2007 dialog     dialog segfault                (unknown -- `dialog')
 2008 f2c        libf2c is in /lib              (unknown -- `f')
 2009 mailx      mailx ignores ^C at Subject pr (unknown -- `mailx')
 2010 mailx      mailx misses VM-generated From (unknown -- `mailx')
 2011 libc4      very silly messages from rsh   (unknown -- `libc')
 2013 gdb        gdb can't find executables in  (unknown -- `gdb')
 2014 cern-httpd httpd doesn't write to new log (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 2015 netstd     nfsd places a high load on nam (unknown -- `netstd')
 2016 mount      [SysVinit, mount] SysVinit use (unknown -- `mount')
 2018 dpkg       dpkg version numbers & dpkg-sp (unknown -- `dpkg')
 2019 (ftp.debia ftp.debian.org/debian/debian-0 (unknown)
 2022 ?          utmp corruption                (unknown)
 2023 texbin     latex dumps core on -QUIT      (unknown -- `texbin')
 2025 miscutils  [a]getty tty permissions bad a (unknown -- `miscutils')
 2026 ncurses-ba ncurses-base should contain de (unknown -- `ncurses-base')
 2027 web2c      tiny bug in web2c debian.rules (unknown -- `web')
 2029 diald      diald -- missing man page      (unknown -- `diald')
 2030 fileutils- fileutils should depend on lib (unknown -- `fileutils-')
 2031 ical       ical doesn't work with new tcl (unknown -- `ical')
 2032 lpr        Printer stuck until the COMPUT D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 2036 lpr        Printer stuck #2.              D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com>
 2037 bibtex     bibtex not searching $TEXINPUT (unknown -- `bibtex')
 2038 texbin     tex man page has unexpanded ma (unknown -- `texbin')
 2039 xserver-ma X server font erosion          (unknown -- `xserver-mach')
 2043 modules    genksyms                       Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 2044 dpkg       dselect coredump               (unknown -- `dpkg')
 2045 ksmbfs     smb[u]mount not suid root      (unknown -- `ksmbfs')
 2047 grep       grep segfaults when abused     Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 2051 xntp       /etc/ntp.conf is an auto-handl (unknown -- `xntp')
 2052 cron       find over NFS                  (unknown -- `cron')
 2053 libjpeg    libjpeg doesn't have .so link  (unknown -- `libjpeg')
 2054 latex,xdvi no subject (file transmission) (unknown -- `latex')
 2057 man        Man cron.daily                 (unknown -- `man')
 2058 metamail   showpicture requires csh       (unknown -- `metamail')
 2059 dpkg       dpkg and depend on versions    (unknown -- `dpkg')
 2060 dpkg       dpkg and depends on version ag (unknown -- `dpkg')
 2062 ftp.debian ftp.debian.org:/debian/develop (unknown -- `ftp.debian.org')
 2063 source     scsi driver sequence unreasona (unknown -- `source')
 2064 source     aha1740 driver only supports o (unknown -- `source')
 2065 base       single user isn't              (unknown -- `base')
 2066            error opening terminal : linux (unknown)
 2067 lynx       lynx -source can't find docume (unknown -- `lynx')
 2068 sh-utils   su doesn't su.                 (unknown -- `sh-utils')
 2069 last       GNU last doesn't use ut_addr   (unknown -- `last')
 2070 (base)     /etc/issue and /etc/issue.net  (unknown)
 2071            ftp.debian.org/debian/debian-0 (unknown)
 2072 man        MANOPT not parsed well?        (unknown -- `man')
 2074            Bug# 2032: 2036. Printer stuck (unknown)
 2075 diald      /etc/init.d/diald typo         (unknown -- `diald')
 2076 ncurses-bi reset(1)                       (unknown -- `ncurses-bin')
 2078 bind       bind not working properly      (unknown -- `bind')
 2080 cern-httpd cern-httpd or dpkg leaves log  (unknown -- `cern-httpd')
 2081 bind       named does not start           (unknown -- `bind')
 2082 (X11R6)    X11R6: Everybody can remove th (unknown)
 2083            machine hangs when ftping larg (unknown)
 2085 ncurses3.0 /usr/lib/termcap/l/linux kbs C (unknown -- `ncurses')
 2086            installation bugs/inadequacies (unknown)
 2087 pbmplus    ppmforge seg faults            (unknown -- `pbmplus')
 2088 miscutils  README.fdisk gone missing.     (unknown -- `miscutils')
 2089 lrzsz      lrzsz hangs                    (unknown -- `lrzsz')
 2090 gzip       no "uncompress" in gzip packag Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 2092 procps     procps needs an update for ker Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com>
 2093 perl       perl dumps core on libwww-perl (unknown -- `perl')
 2094 rxvt       rxvt cut and paste is hosed    (unknown -- `rxvt')
 2095 man        man doesn't render manpages us (unknown -- `man')
 2096 xntp       xntp-3.4x-2 doesn't test for p (unknown -- `xntp')
 2097 dvipsk     Problem building dvips         (unknown -- `dvipsk')

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