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Re: List of bugs that *must* be fixed before releasing Slink



Here we go with my usual comments. All from memory this time so there
are probably some mistakes.

Previously Brian White wrote:
> defrag            32731  defrag: e2dump quits with check_block_location:6678674146834 [9]  (Adam Heath <adam.heath@usa.net>)

Can we remove this package? The maintainer hasn't reacted yet and I
don't feel this is a simple fix.

> dpkg              17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink ! [378]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              21182  dpkg: dpkg can go into an infinite loop with --force-configure-any [302]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              28519  dpkg: dpkg creates circular symlinks [109]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              30090  weirdass dpkg coredumps and xbase upgrade insanity [75]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              30891  dpkg: Patch for update-alternatives to fix jdk problems [54]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              33046  dpkg: severe breakage after removal of xbase [0]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)

No comments :)

> dpkg              28817  dpkg takes no care over libdpkg [101]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)

Can be excluded like I already explained to you (basically this only
becomes an issue when libdpkg is split into its own package).

> dpkg-dev          31508  parsechangelog broken? [36]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)

Already fixed, I'll change the severity.

> exmh              33227  exmh broken when nmh not installed since botched nmh &quot;fix&quot; [0]  (Anders Hammarquist <iko@debian.org>)

In Incoming.

> fileutils         31695  mv file1 file2 directory doesn't work anymore [31]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
> fileutils         31696  rmdir -p is broken in 4.0 of fileutils [31]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)

Only an issue for potato, can be excluded.

> jdk1.1            32548  Java doesn't work at all for me on slink [13]  (Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>)

I vaguely remember someone fixing this?

> libpam0g-util     33238  libpam0g-util: bogus cracklib2 dependency. [0]  (Debian QA Group <debian-qa@lists.debian.org>)

Fix in Incoming.

> pine396-src       33099  PINE allows remote users to execute commands as the user running PINE, by sending an email [0]  (Santiago Vila <sanvila@ctv.es>)

There seems to be some doubt about the severity of this. The security
team will check this out on monday.

> sendmail          33152  [patrick@PINE.NL: Sendmail 8.9.3] [0]  (Richard Nelson <cowboy@debian.org>)

Fix in Incoming

Wichert.

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