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Unanswered problem reports by maintainer

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 Package      Ref   Subject

Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lor49.med.miami.edu> (1 bugs):
 ncurses-ba   2026  ncurses-base should contain description files for compiled-

Chris Fearnley <cjf@netaxs.com> (1 bugs):
 most         2205  Description

Siggy Brentrup <bsb@uni-muenster.de> (1 bugs):
 gcc          2140  "cpp" should be its own package

Joe Kirby <kirby@utk.edu> (1 bugs):
 grep         2047  grep segfaults when abused

Ray Dassen <jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl> (1 bugs):
 (www.debia   1436  mailing list archive minor infelicities

Kenneth MacDonald <K.MacDonald@ed.ac.uk> (1 bugs):
 linuxdoc-s   1830  version of doc behind linuxdoc package

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.chu.cam.ac.uk> (1 bugs):
 (debian-bu   2296  debian-bugs WWW doesn't say how to find out Debian version

Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com> (1 bugs):
 diff         1087  no man page for diff

Marcel Riedi <riedi@tik.ee.ethz.ch> (1 bugs):
 rsynth       2206  Description

Andy Guy <awpguy@acs.ucalgary.ca> (1 bugs):
 libjpeg      2053  libjpeg doesn't have .so link for compiling...

adfernan@cnd.mcgill.ca (Andrew D. Fernandes) (1 bugs):
 motifnls     1964  motifnls desc should say how useful it is for Mosaic & Nets

Kenny Wickstrom <kenny@kennet.com> (2 bugs):
 tin          1619  tin depends on inn | inewsinn | inews
 tin          1753  trn recommends, instead of depends

Robert Leslie <rob@advantage.org> (2 bugs):
 bind         2078  bind not working properly
 bind         2081  named does not start

Christian Linhart <chris@cosy.sbg.ac.at> (2 bugs):
 xarchie       887  xarchie barfs when ftp closes unexpectedly
 xarchie      1275  xarchie clumsy with 2-button mouse

D.J. Gregor <dgregor@coil.com> (2 bugs):
 nas          1747  nas: no manpages for au available
 xwpe         1866  xwpe should depend on xcompat

Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> (2 bugs):
 sysvinit      944  clock (-u) question
 sysvinit     2288  bdflush not running after shutdown/restart

debian-devel@pixar.com (2 bugs):
 (general)    1510  prermission denied /usr/doc
 (project)    1065  Debian Maintainers FAQ

Erick Branderhorst <branderhorst@heel.fgg.eur.nl> (2 bugs):
 mathpad      2231  mathpad problems
 xypic        1998  xypic-3.2-3 requires nonexistant packages.

Richard Kettlewell <richard@elmail.co.uk> (2 bugs):
 majordomo    1881  Majordomo UID wrong?
 svgalib       798  svgalib gets control key mucked up after console switch

Anders Chrigstrom <ac@netg.se> (3 bugs):
 sendmail     2107  Sendmail 8.6.12-9 and 8.6.12-8 problems
 sendmail     2218  sendmail package parseaddr.c changes break my sendmail.cf
 sendmail     2224  mail.local not setuid root

dgregor@bronze.coil.com (D.J. Gregor) (3 bugs):
 workbone     1381  workbone postinst fails
 workbone     1973  workbone postinst needs rewording
 workbone     1984  dpkg won't install cdtool

Helmut Geyer, Helmut.Geyer@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de (3 bugs):
 ghostview    1451  `ghostviewR6' conflict with ghostview &c
 ghostview    2200  Description
 xxgdb        1231  xxgdbR6 bad name, depends on xbaseR6, xxgdbR5 exists

Robert Read <rread@ic.net> (3 bugs):
 ftape        1615  ftape package contains only source
 ftape        1983  ftape source has wrong permissions
 ftape        2276  ftape-2.0.3 breaks under kernel 1.3.57

Robert Sanders <Robert.Sanders@linux.org> (3 bugs):
 strace       1205  strace doesn't compile with newer kernel sources
 strace       1539  strace source package does not compile
 strace       2177  "strace -ff -o file dpkg --install foo.deb" causes dpkg to 

gthomas@native-ed.bc.ca (Guy R. Thomas) (3 bugs):
 dld          1488  dld control file dsccription problem
 dld          2209  Description
 hdparm       2197  hdparm -c switch

mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com (Bill Mitchell) (3 bugs):
 git          1848  git gets SIGV
 indent        850  [indent] option mentioned in documentation not supported
 mtools       1355  mformat does not work

jimr@simons-rock.edu (Robinson, Jim) (3 bugs):
 ifrench      1233  Bad french.hash file in ifrench.deb
 igerman, w   1793  german.hash has wron magic number
 wenglish      416  perl doesn't flush output automatically

Nils Rennebarth <support@building.pan-net.de> (3 bugs):
 gpm          1669  shutdown hangs on gpm -k until mouse is moved
 gpm          2215  gpm postinst
 gpm          2232  gpm: postinst: missing character

Kevin Dalley <kevin@aimnet.com> (4 bugs):
 findutils     702  locate crash with large db
 findutils    1239  /etc/cron.daily/find: updatedb doesn't exclude cdrom and ot
 findutils    1255  Automatic update of the locate database includes AFS and AL
 findutils    1943  findutils: cron.daily/find does not work if /root is not re

dhs@firefly.com (David H. Silber) (4 bugs):
 fortune      1118  fortune is setuid games ?!
 uucp         1265  Misc. uucp bugs
 uucp         2198  uuxqt can't execute rmail
 uucp         2293  uucp should compress big files in /usr/doc/uucp

Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd@qed.econ.queensu.ca> (4 bugs):
 acct         1737  missing man pages for accouting commands
 acct         2283  Badly sorted report /var/log/wtmp.report
 mirror       2207  Description
 time         2269  /usr/bin/time has no manpage

Christian Linhart <chris@horus.com> (4 bugs):
 tgif         1407  tgifR6 prompts about paper size when /etc/papersize exists
 tgif         1821  tgif should read /etc/papersize
 tgif         1968  tgif's desc line is badly formatted
 tgif         2203  Description

Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> (4 bugs):
 netstd       1925  rusers causes segmentation fault
 netstd       2151  debian rpc.nfsd doesn't handle creat() on device nodes
 netstd       2263  rsh fails to return all output
 netstd? mi   2257  forwarded message from Martin Hardcastle

David Engel <david@ods.com> (5 bugs):
 aout-gcc     2125  aout-gcc: dangling symlink
 binutils     1108  No manpage ar(5)
 binutils     1303  `man 1 nm` slightly incomplete
 gdb           660  GDB gets address of structure member wrong in memory breakp
 tclX         2194  tclX out of date

Alvar Bray <alvar@meiko.co.uk> (5 bugs):
 groff        2233  groff-1.09-4
 man          2095  man doesn't render manpages using latin1 characters correct
 man          2149  Bug, man/manpages testing suite/protocol.
 man          2193  man sends useless cron mail
 man          2229  man -- cron scripts

Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@lot49.med.miami.edu> (6 bugs):
 lrzsz        2089  lrzsz hangs
 magicfilte   2213  Description
 minicom      2247  xminicom doesn't trap signals
 ncurses-bi   2076  reset(1)
 ncurses-te   2158  new ncurses bug ?
 ncurses-te   2287  ncurses-term conflicts: problem

Charles Morgan <cdmorgan@uncc.edu> (6 bugs):
 modules      1017  Kernel Module Errors on Upgrade
 modules      1031  problem w/ gcc-2.7.0?
 modules      2043  genksyms
 modules      2239  Modules requiring arguments
 modules      2279  depmod creates files modprobe won't grok
 modules      2280  depmod creates files modprobe won't grok

Carl Streeter <streeter@cae.wisc.edu> (6 bugs):
 elm          1227  elm recommends pgp
 elm          1456  `elm' depends on editors
 elm          1457  `elm' dependencies wrt mail
 ircii         981  irc package should ask for default server
 ircii        1173  ircII bug? ircII.servers
 ircii        1804  manpage of irc missing

Austin Donnelly <and1000@cam.ac.uk> (6 bugs):
 bsdutils      988  `script' is insecure, and general tty insecurity
 bsdutils     2141  Bsdutils should be broken up
 bsdutils     2270  forwarded message from Cron Daemon
 fvwm         1503  How to remove fvwmr5
 fvwm         2119  fvwm: m4 support
 fvwm         2127  fvwm-1.24r-10.deb circular link

Mike Deisher <deisher@dspsun.eas.asu.edu> (7 bugs):
 auto-pgp     2211  Description
 auto-pgp,    1672  non-free packages
 dialog       1623  dialog segfaults on illegal values
 dialog       1629  dialog copyright file
 dialog       1631  dialog doesn't handle dumb terminals well
 dialog       2007  dialog segfault
 dosemu       1791  dosemu troubles

Jim Robinson <jimr@simons-rock.edu> (7 bugs):
 mh            713  mh should pause after printing important message ?
 mh           1440  `mh' dependencies wrt mail
 mh           1780  mh looks in the wrong place for 'more'
 mh           2208  Description
 pari         1888  pari 1.39: a few minor Debian bugs
 pbmplus      1115  pbmplus version number and PATH requirements
 pbmplus      2087  ppmforge seg faults

dgregor@coil.com (D.J. Gregor) (7 bugs):
 gnuplot      1991  gnuplot has no 'fig' or 'bfig' terminal
 lpr           902  lpr can't print a PostScript file ?!
 lpr          1061  /etc/printcap vs. /usr/man/man5/printcap.5
 lpr          1923  lpr not de-installing
 lpr          2032  Printer stuck until the COMPUTER'S Reset button is pushed!
 lpr          2036  Printer stuck #2.
 lpr          2074  Bug# 2032: 2036. Printer stuck #4.

Ted Hajek <tedhajek@boombox.micro.umn.edu> (9 bugs):
 gopher-cli   1851  gopher-client-2.1.1 has quotes around version and revision 
 gopherd      1717  gopherd recommends freeWAIS - nonexistent package
 gopherd      1718  gopherd version has spurious quotes
 gs            857  gs (2.6.1pl4-4) doesn't use /etc/papersize; -sPAPERSIZE not
 gs           1312  ghostscript-2.6.1pl4-4
 gs           1462  `gs' should provide virtual package
 gs           1506  ghostscript does not honour -dX0
 gs           1913  gs depends on *both* svgalib and xlibraries
 gsfonts      1112  a2gs output unusable by gs but usable by ghostview

Charles D Morgan <cdmorgan@uncc.edu> (11 bugs):
 hostname     1094  Problem in reading the host name from file
 kbd          1029  compile failed (both a.out and ELF)
 kbd          1048  kbd reinstall breaks console setup, setfont scrambles displ
 kbd          1181  `setfont' screws up my console display
 kbd          1785  Default font.
 kbd          1901  `compose' keytable command not documented
 kbd          2137  kbd: wrong conffile
 kbd          2150  Shortcoming, missing Dvorak keyboard layouts.
 kbd          2217  loadkeys problem
 kbd          2238  another loadkeys problem
 kbd, xbase    759  /usr/bin/X11/showfont conflicts with /usr/bin/showfont

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de> (11 bugs):
 adduser      1534  adduser problems with home directories
 adduser      1711  adduser replaces NIS entries in /etc/passwd
 adduser      2285  adduser --system always uses 101!
 adduser      2286  adduser can't specify initial group
 adduser? m   1708  `passwd' not interruptible when invoked by `adduser'
 bigloo       1354  bigloo: several problems (ELF, packaging, manpage)
 mailx        1967  mailx desc should say something about /bin/mail
 mailx        2009  mailx ignores ^C at Subject prompt
 mailx        2010  mailx misses VM-generated From_ lines
 mailx        2120  mailx: ^C can't abort message during composition
 mailx        2284  mailx ^C at Cc: prompt sends mail !

Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com> (12 bugs):
 tar           563  tar -x fails to overwrite or check for symlinks
 tar           783  tar --same-order doesn't work
 tar           817  tar -T /dev/null extracts whole archive !
 tar           819  tar should have null-separated archive list option
 tar           822  tar -t doesn't check write errors on stdout
 tar          1085  no man page for tar
 tar          1110  tar coredumps when given incorrect arguments
 tar          1144  tar --listed-incremental doesn't restore renames
 tar          1174  tar gives `Visible longname error'
 tar          1353  tar has no manual page
 tar          1358  tar can't extract device numbers stored using cpio -Hustar
 tar          1801  tar manpage missing

Martin Schulze <joey@infodrom.north.de> (14 bugs):
 manpages      844  readdir(3) should document struct dirent
 manpages      845  access(2) is ambiguous
 manpages      985  struct dirent is not documented in opendir/readdir/closedir
 manpages     1741  getservbyport doesn't work
 manpages     1898  getwd(3) contains falsehood
 manpages     1948  scandir(3) incorrect
 manpages     2237  setsockopt(2) doesn't document struct linger
 manpages     2245  signal(7) has many errors
 manpages     2260  manpages-1.9-3.deb on chiark corrupted
 manpages     2275  ctime(3) should be replaced by newctime(3)
 manpages     2290  sysinfo(2) manpage patch
 syslogd       786  syslogd gone awol
 syslogd       835  syslogd dies, leaves system unfixable
 syslogd      2156  syslogd postinst script disables syslogd

Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com> (14 bugs):
 perl         1099  perl bug
 perl         1170  perl fails to make headers first time...
 perl         1201  perl doesn't know about includes
 perl         1247  perl <...> globbing only works if (t)csh installed
 perl         1411  perlconfig misses an opportunity to use xargs
 perl         1519  perl postinst complains about not finding /usr/local/includ
 perl         1856  creating perl header files
 perl         1916  perl: wrong entries in Config.pm
 perl         1972  perl should suggest kernel sources
 perl         2182  perl shouldn't touch /usr/local
 perl         2184  perl's sys/socket.ph causes warning
 perl         2241  Perl 5.002-3 handles LANG and LC_* poorly
 perl         2251  Perl coredumps while invoking adduser
 perl         2254  perl doesn't initialize variable to 0 or something

Stephen Early <sde1000@cam.ac.uk> (15 bugs):
 xbase         725  twm places windows incorrectly
 xbase         740  xclock leaves `droppings' in its window
 xbase         773  xmh falls over if mh is not installed
 xbase         775  twm reports errors on incorrect line numbers
 xbase        1621  Xmark has no manpage
 xbase        1690  XDM protection fault on X config error
 xbase        1691  X config allows invalid numeric range
 xbase        1819  X11 doesn't set a lock on the mouse port
 xbase        1847  xterm and TERM=linux
 xbase        1910  minor bugs in X, perl, dlltools
 xbase        1985  xdm won't redirect to remote machines.
 xbase        2243  xterm vanishes when it's big (some escape sequence?)
 xcontrib     1981  xman fails to format ascii(7) correctly
 xserver-mo   1142  xmono 3.1.1-3
 xtrlock      1952  xtrlock doesn't handle out of colourmap situations well

Fernando Alegre <fernando@mars.superlink.net> (17 bugs):
 procps        729  Bizarre corrupted output from top
 procps       1016  top has 3's in vt100
 procps       1176  /usr/bin/top segfault with unknown terminal
 procps       1238  top fails to get terminal size from termcap/terminfo
 procps       1240  ps(1) man page incomplete
 procps       1246  ps man page does not agree with implementation
 procps       1336  CFLAGS shouldn't be used when linking
 procps       1533  `w' produces bogus login@, idle time &c for xdm login entry
 procps       1713  procps: manpage doesn't tell the truth
 procps       1853  top fails after 130 processes?
 procps       1908  Top and tabs
 procps       1933  w from procps gives wrong idle times
 procps       2159  "ps pids" lists more than just pids
 timezone     2167  timezone zdump for US zones gives GMT instead of local time
 timezone     2169  timezone zdump utility should be able to dump files
 timezone     2170  timezone: it needs more documentation
 timezone     2171  timezone: how to determine zone setting?

Andrew Howell <andrew@it.com.au> (18 bugs):
 ksmbfs       2045  smb[u]mount not suid root
 ksmbfs       2204  Description
 lynx         2067  lynx -source can't find documents
 lynx         2295  (no subject)
 rxvt         1161  rxvt manual page differs from implementation
 rxvt         2094  rxvt cut and paste is hosed
 rxvt         2164  no wtmp logging with xdm and rxvt
 samba        1946  nmbd won't browse
 tcsh          820  tcsh builtin `echo' doesn't check write errors
 tcsh         2155  tcsh - aborts if unknown TERM at login
 tcsh         2230  tcsh - aborts if unknown TERM at login
 xntp         2051  /etc/ntp.conf is an auto-handled conffile
 xntp         2096  xntp-3.4x-2 doesn't test for presence of /usr/sbin/xntpd
 xntp         2116  xntp cron bug
 xntp         2129  xntp startup should call ntpdate first
 xntp         2250  xntpd log file rotation
 xtron        1703  xtron documentation
 ytalk        2196  ytalk `shell' option can't run dpkg

Jeff Noxon <jeff@router.patch.net> (19 bugs):
 chfn         1667  chsh can change the login shell to anything
 miscutils     918  mkboot and image packages
 miscutils    1004  720/1200 Disk Format?
 miscutils    1137  fdisk missing documentation
 miscutils    1146  `mkfs' doesn't find /usr/local/bin/mkfs.msdos
 miscutils    1206  fdisk doesn't exit on EOF
 miscutils    1263  'login' doesn't work
 miscutils    1352  getty man page example does not apply
 miscutils    1520  mkboot won't make a boot floppy
 miscutils    1521  mkboot won't make a boot floppy
 miscutils    1523  Re-report of bug in /sbin/installkernel
 miscutils    1659  MAKEDEV sets wrong tty perms
 miscutils    1698  Where is which?
 miscutils    1860  fdisk bugs
 miscutils    1995  run-parts on laptops
 miscutils    2025  [a]getty tty permissions bad at login: prompt
 miscutils    2244  run-parts shouldn't complain about directories
 miscutils    2253  mailx debian-bugs@pixar.com
 miscutils?   1792  vipw, vigr missing

(orphan) (23 bugs):
 cern-httpd   1126  /usr/sbin/cgiparse -form doesn't work
 cern-httpd   1655  world-writable httpd pid file
 cern-httpd   1731  forwarded message from Cron Daemon
 cern-httpd   1767  cern-httpd installation
 cern-httpd   1778  Zombies from Cern-Httpd (solved)
 cern-httpd   1886  cern-httpd 3.0-4:  a couple of bugs
 cern-httpd   1977  cern-httpd postinst needs to conform
 cern-httpd   2014  httpd doesn't write to new logfile after rotate
 cern-httpd   2080  cern-httpd or dpkg leaves log files after purge.
 cern-httpd   2221  httpdconfig has stale links in sample
 cern-httpd   2236  cern-httpd debian.rules
 cern-httpd   2268  stale documentation links
 inewsinn     1441  `inewsinn' should provide virtual package
 inewsinn     1752  inewsinn recommends trn
 pico         1490  pico control file description problem
 pico         2201  Description
 pine          932  Pine over-encodes files and auto-requests document
 pine          933  Pine wants to post my email reply, and other problems
 pine          934  Pine `Full Header Mode' when reading a message doesn't work
 pine         1426  `pine' dependencies wrt mail
 pine         1919  pine - imapd not installed
 pine         1920  problems with Pine source build
 pine         2294  Spell checker in pine doesn't work

daveb@tau.space.thiokol.com (David P. Boswell) (24 bugs):
 bash          818  bash builtin `echo' doesn't check write errors
 bash         1009  bash problem with quoting/completioon
 bash         1151  bash exit status incorrect - seriously affects dpkg upgrade
 bash         1549  bash should not have world-readable history
 bash         1624  thermal run away problem
 bash         1702  telnet+su root->thermal process
 bash         1714  bash is confused when breaking lines
 bash         1746  rsh <system> sh -i produces CPU hog
 bash         1757  Bash doesn't quote correctly
 bash         1834  [kubla@goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de: /etc/profile on Debian Linux
 bash         2110  Bash tab completion of non alphanumeric characters
 bash         2265  bash `horizontal scroll' can't be turned off
 fileutils    1854  cp -dpR doesn't preserve ownership of symlinks
 fileutils    2030  fileutils should depend on libc5
 shellutils    821  /bin/echo doesn't check write errors
 shellutils    853  `nice' does not do anything
 shellutils   1164  who --help uses /etc/{w,u}tmp
 shellutils   1297  nohup doesn't seem to work
 shellutils   1560  `su' produces incomplete log entries when not in ordinary s
 shellutils   1616  'who' can't find utmp
 shellutils   2068  su doesn't su.
 shellutils   2292  date does not support dates past 2000 !
 textutils     691  textutils package, fmt(1) program
 textutils    1812  Cut in textutils with fields

(unknown) (28 bugs):
 ?            1794  /bin/sh is shell when none specified in /etc/passwd
 ?            2022  utmp corruption
 a2ps         1874  a2ps ignores /etc/papersize!
 apache       2195  apache manpage in wrong directory
 ax25-kerne   1467  `ax25-kernel-source', `ax25-util' should use virtual packag
 ax25-util    2099  slip module stops axattach
 backup       1406  backup postrm can fail when it shouldn't
 bin86        1281  bin86
 dpkg-ftp     2128  problems with dselect ftp installation method
 dpkg-ftp     2188  dpkg-ftp problems
 dpkg-ftp     2246  dpkg-ftp prints password to crt
 dpkg-ftp     2248  dpkg-ftp can't get directory listing
 dpkg-ftp     2249  dpkg-ftp leaves your password in a file!
 elf-binuti   2161  elf-binutils 2.5.2l.20-1 ld can be made to segfault
 f2c          2008  libf2c is in /lib
 fort77       1988  New version of fort77 uploaded
 inn          2112  Submission for INN doc file
 inn          2220  INN feed password interacts badly with trn XMODE READER
 mc (Midnig   2242  mc should depend on ncurses3.0
 ncurses3.0   2085  /usr/lib/termcap/l/linux kbs Capname definition questioned
 ncurses3.0   2130  ncurses3.0-dev misinstalls scr_dump man page
 repair       1532  no revision number with repair
 rpncalc      2214  Description
 spellprogs   2212  Description
 web2c        2027  tiny bug in web2c debian.rules
 xaw3d        2192  xaw3d prerm
 xserver-ma   2039  X server font erosion
 xserver-s3   1796  missing call to ntohs in X server

Nils Rennebarth <nils@nus.pan-net.de> (30 bugs):
 bibtex       2037  bibtex not searching $TEXINPUTS
 bibtex, kp   1429  several TeX packages Provide themselves
 dvipsk       1716  dvipsk recommends psfonts - nonexistent package
 dvipsk       1816  dvipsk recommends psfonts
 dvipsk       1873  dvipsk ignores /etc/papersize!
 dvipsk       2097  Problem building dvips
 dvipsk       2104  dvips doesn't provide color
 knews        1822  knews should read /etc/news/server
 knews        1861  knews does not use /etc/news/server
 knews        1862  knews does not need to depend on X11R6
 kpathsea     1858  kpathsea package does not install or maintain an ls-R datab
 kpathsea     1865  cmr10 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found.
 latex,xdvi   2054  no subject (file transmission)
 ltxtool      1771  Legal problems with ltxtool
 ltxtool lt   1502  Uniform lists in debian.control
 mfbin        1686  psfonts.map can't be found
 mfbin        1687  postinst command not found
 mfbin        1934  font scaling problem
 mflib        2185  texmf/metafont or texmf/mf ?
 texbin       1647  dpkg can present incorrect info for virtual packages.
 texbin       1653  Missing dvicopy(1) man page.
 texbin       1663  TeX comes without configuration script
 texbin       1664  TeX is lacking documentation on the setup
 texbin       1823  texbin postinst failed with error 1, no message
 texbin       2023  latex dumps core on -QUIT
 texbin       2038  tex man page has unexpanded macros in it
 texlib       2186  national hyphenation patterns
 xdvik        1562  xdvi installs man page in wrong place
 xdvik        1683  xdvik manpage in the wrong place
 xdvik        2122  xdvik doesn't handle the `zcat convention

Ian Jackson <iwj10@cus.cam.ac.uk> (32 bugs):
 at           1423  `at' dependencies wrt mail
 at           2144  at: prerm script regexp is too strict
 cron         1681  Missing files
 cron         2052  find over NFS
 dpkg          957  dpkg should automatically log everything
 dpkg         1037  dselect user interface (was Re: debian 0.93pl5 installation
 dpkg         1399  dselect error handling not consistent
 dpkg         1480  start-stop-daemon doesn't check process status
 dpkg         1526  man dpkg(5) dpkg(8) dselect
 dpkg         1555  suggestion for dselect
 dpkg         1642  dpkg recursive package listing doesn't do the right thing
 dpkg         1670  start-stop-daemon is too slow
 dpkg         1797  ELF conversion
 dpkg         1818  Perl perlconfig message
 dpkg         1844  md5sum has no manpage
 dpkg         1880  Compile error dpkg-1.0.5.tar.gz
 dpkg         1921  dpkg,update-alternatives: 3 problems and a suggested patch
 dpkg         2255  dpkg includes out of date Guidelines
 dpkg         2261  dpkg
 hello        2000  hello not elf
 info          889  Info 3.1-6
 info         1434  `info' should provide virtual package
 pgp-i        1831  pgp-i bug..
 smail        1481  smail paniclog suggestion
 smail        1693  forwarded message from Harald T. Alvestrand
 smail        1799  smail nameresloving problems
 smail        1929  aliasinclude and forwardinclude directors missing
 texidoc      1469  `texidoc' should use `info-browser' virtual packages
 texinfo      1427  `texinfo' should use `info-browser' virtual packages
 texinfo      1692  dselect problem (?)
 trn           825  trn warning messages corrupt thread selector display
 trn          1845  dead.letter and dead.article are world readable

Bruce Perens <bruce@pixar.com> (34 bugs):
 (base)        797  /etc/termcap console keydefs for function keys
 (base)        836  Possible bugs in termcap system
 (base)        903  /dev miscellaney
 (base)        945  clock (-u) question
 (base)        997  Root Help Information Scrolls
 (base)        998  Can't Configure DOS Partitions
 (base)       1000  Reconfiguring and Duplicate Entries in /etc/networks
 (base)       1002  Shell Help Text: / vs. /root during install
 (base)       1003  Entry Not Added to fstab
 (base)       1022  No message for 'easy' pasword
 (base)       1032  Linux Counter Project Info Not Included
 (base)       1041  Debian printing problem
 (base)       1064  cfdisk problems with large drive
 (base)       1072  Base Reboot Message
 (base)       1077  /etc/init.d/boot cleanup questioned
 (base)       1096  reset with terminal type 'linux' (termcap is broken)
 (base)       1346  Extra files in /usr/doc
 (base)       1376  base: dpkg warnings
 (base)       1470  many base packages not Essential
 (base)       1475  base disk (16th September) test install results
 (base)       1496  dpkg returns to dselect on SIGSTOP
 (base)       1541  root can't login on /dev/tty2 4 and 6
 (base)       1547  hostname -fqdn fails on the latest install disks
 (base)       1550  hostname -fqdn fails on the latest install disks
 (base)       1614  /etc/networks: localnet twice
 (base)       1617  R6 intstall from R5
 (base)       1618  netstd conffiles on basedisks??
 (base)       1814  Unexpected attempt to enable swap partition
 (base)       2070  /etc/issue and /etc/issue.net
 (bootdisk)   1127  0.93R6 install disks mishandle root disk problems
 (bootdisk)   1230  lilo-1.3.11 bootdisk 25th July fails
 (bootdisk)   1258  Loading Bug
 (bootdisk)   1373  bootdisk: BIOS32 message may confuse newbies
 (bootdisk)   1546  boot disk won't

Ian Murdock <imurdock@debian.org> (62 bugs):
 (ftp.debia   1772  boot, root, base disks need entries in ms-dos tree
 (ftp.debia   2019  ftp.debian.org/debian/debian-0.93/ms-dos/xxxx/ has no files
 (ftp.debia   2062  ftp.debian.org:/debian/development ms-dos links are stale
 (manual)     1987  No information on how to get started
 (rootdisk)   1364  options 7 and 0 of install program don't work
 (rootdisk)   1372  rootdisk: no dvorak keytable
 (rootdisk)   1557  umount problem on install disks
 (rootdisk)   1604  cfdisk: data loss and failed install
 (rootdisk)   1808  No boot parameters available on final boot disk
 (rootdisk)   2066  error opening terminal : linux
 (rootdisk)   2086  installation bugs/inadequacies
 acm          1366  acm networking problems
 amd          1398  amd problems
 amd          1700  amd might depend on NIS and should be started after after y
 amd          1701  AMD apparently does not support Netgroups!
 amd          2113  amd should be loaded later.
 autoconf,    1909  autoconf.h missing
 cpio          746  mt doesn't support setblk (and other options)
 cpio          785  mt problems
 cpio          824  cpio should have non-verbose, null-separated archive list o
 cpio         1291  mt program in cpio package doesn't behave as described on i
 cpio         1360  cpio -a option produces spurious messages on read-only fs
 emacs         808  Info anchors not active in emacs under X
 emacs        1449  `emacs' should provide virtual packages
 emacs        1879  Emacs shell mode weirdness - looks like C code bug
 emacs        2102  ediff.info missing from emacs
 emacs        2183  emacs shouldn't touch /usr/local
 emacs        2235  emacs eats manual pages
 emacs        2267  emacs ange ftp fails
 emacs        2281  emacs ange-ftp fails from xterm
 glibcdoc     1468  `glibcdoc' should use `info-browser' virtual packages
 gnuchess     1748  gnuchess
 libc          911  libc causes rsh to fail on commands with option arguments
 libc          991  libc unknown server error
 libc         1045  tgetflag("hc") segfaults (fwd)
 libc         1130  Stdlib.h problems when using gcc -O-traditional
 libc         1211  libc __nis_getgrnam() segfaults for dpkg when using NIS
 libc         1236  no gdbm man page in libc package
 libc         1279  Strangeness involving <bsd/signal.h>
 libc         1378  weird ELF/a.out difference
 libc         1432  `libc' should use `kernel-headers' virtual package
 libc         1685  dpkg-split --msdos not correct
 libc         1774  <paths.h>: _PATH_DEFPATH contains `.'
 libc         2187  libc4
 libc or sh    827  who reports wrong hostname (was: resolver problems FIXED!)
 libc4        2011  very silly messages from rsh
 libc4        2278  MAP_FILE defined twice
 libc5-dev    2126  libc5-dev: relative symlink can fail
 libc? NIS?   1278  dpkg seg faults with NIS
 librl        1971  librl should be in required
 make          864  make gets MAKEFLAGS wrong
 make         1149  Make can't execute scripts
 metamail     1930  metamail wants xloadimage
 metamail     2058  showpicture requires csh
 pmake        1637  pmake 1.0-1
 screen       2216  screen re-maps DEL to C-h
 sudo         1162  sudo: syslog and hostname problems
 sudo         1875  sudo problem
 sudo         1889  sudo 1.3.1pl4-1: documentation errors
 xboard       1371  cmail program in xboard.deb fails
 xboard       1459  `xboard' should depend on `X11R6'
 xsvga        1292  X locks up

Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com> (77 bugs):
 base         1682  serious permissions problems with base discs
 base         1699  Install/Config quirks: Missing secondary DNS server, NIS se
 base         1742  /dev/tty has wrong permissions
 base         1803  /etc/termcap linux definition incomplete
 base         1855  packages adding entries to /etc/group
 base         1885  base 0.93.6-13: doesn't create higher ttys
 base         1953  dinstall doesn't put up "please wait" dialog
 base         1954  setting up the network
 base         1955  base discs still aren't creating /var/log/news
 base         1961  dinstall "Installation Media" dialog has display bug
 base         2001  Incorrect ownership of audio device files
 base         2065  single user isn't
 base (???)   1811  /etc/modules should allow options
 base? gzip   1883  "compress" missing?
 base?, per   1745  /bin/perl
 image        1020  kernel image hangs scsi controller
 image        1028  image package doesn't remove image.dep when it is removed
 image        1253  image 1.3.18 modules
 image        1606  image*.deb source - and diff! - missing
 image        1707  image 1.2.13-5 has no msdos.o
 image        1744  dpkg: cannot scan updates directory `/var/lib/dpkg/updates/
 image        1914  general protection in unix_proto_connect
 image        1962  kernel needs sbpcd.h editing in some cases
 image        1974  vmlinuz-1.2.13
 image        1989  mmap bug?
 image        2105  console error messages "Source Route Failed."
 image (?)     579  missing /usr/man/man8 manpages
 includes     1435  `includes' should provide virtual packages
 includes     1463  `includes' should provide virtual package
 includes     1826  `includes' creates /usr/doc/includes/COPYRIGHT
 includes     1849  includes,source do not conflict
 includes,    1216  kernel headers muck up /usr/src/linux
 mbr          2098  MBR control information
 ncurses-de    731  ncurses wgetnstr doesn't work
 ncurses-de    841  dselect from dpkg 0.93.34 says "error opening terminal:  co
 ncurses-de    927  dselect display bug
 ncurses-de   1066  ncurses-devel leaves behind old header files
 ncurses-de   1088  ncurses - segfault in wnoutrefresh in dpkg 0.93.53
 ncurses-de   1314  ncurses fails in silly way on TERM=dumb
 ncurses-de   1330  <ncurses/term.h> fails with C++, extern "C" missing
 ncurses-de   1331  terminfo(3ncurses) says <term.h>, but nonexistent
 ncurses-de   1332  ncurses tigetstr is not const-correct
 ncurses-de   1338  ncurses apparently missing a man page
 ncurses-de   1340  ncurses setupterm() handles unknown terminals badly.
 ncurses-de   1341  ncurses man pages confusing regarding #include files
 ncurses-de   1344  ncurses should have symlink clearok.3ncurses
 ncurses-de   1359  man tgetent fails to find anything
 ncurses-de   1413  ncurses screen painting oddity in dselect
 ncurses-de   1641  ^Z doesn''t do the right thing under dselect
 ncurses-de   1645  termcap
 ncurses-de   1677  tgetent() returns unexpected error return codes
 ncurses-de   1893  ncurses man pages need to get tbl invoked
 ncurses-de   2174  Two blue characters on description line
 ncurses-ru   1138  ncurses-runtime preinst unnecessarily slow
 ncurses-ru   1171  ncurses-runtime bug: clear
 ncurses-ru   1329  ncurses manpages - two infelicities
 ncurses-ru   1800  missing terminfo keydefs
 ncurses-ru   1917  ncurses-runtime replaces tput's
 ncurses-ru   1918  ncurses-runtime replaces tput's
 ncurses-ru   1936  ncurses stuffs up line wrapping
 ncurses-ru   1996  ncurses terminal defs and infocmp
 ncurses-ru   1997  ncurses linux terminal definition for kbs
 ncurses-ru   1999  ncurses-1.9.8a-1 missing terminals
 ncurses-ru   2228  no terminfo entries for dec-vtXXX
 ncurses-ru   2291  missing terminfo capabilities for xterm
 procmail     1455  `procmail' dependencies wrt mail
 source       1530  Source doesn't seem to depend on bin86
 source       1759  running out of swap causes deadlock
 source       1777  Source not compiling properly?
 source       1802  source.deb package has unexpected Debian subdirectory
 source       1806  genksyms misplaced?
 source       1850  includes,source do not conflict
 source       1922  1.3.43 Kernel is too nice
 source       2063  scsi driver sequence unreasonable
 source       2064  aha1740 driver only supports one card
 source       2083  machine hangs when ftping large file
 source       2277  source 1.3.57 has no accounting patch

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