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Re: Release-critical Bugreport for February 22, 1999



Previously Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Package: libtricks (main)
> > Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>
> >   32842  libtricks: segfault

> Since libtricks is a development tool I dare to accept that this
> package is release critical, drop it from slink.

We still have a seperate fakeroot-package, so dropping libtricks
is doable.

> > Package: mailagent (main)
> > Maintainer: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
> >   33589  mailagent: Patch to fix mail corruption with C filter
>
> Hmm is Manoj around?

Looks like the bugreport also contains a patch. If Manoj doesn't respond
soon we can NMU it.

> > Package: metamail (main)
> > Maintainer: Herbert Xu <herbert@debian.org>
> >   33487  [PATCH included] metamail installed exploitable mailcap-line
> > [STRATEGY] as the title says, a patch is included in the report
>
> Herbert is around...

And he closed the bug.

> > Package: metro-motif-man (contrib)
> > Maintainer: Lawrence Chim <ychim@debian.org>
> >   33636  Error in Depends: line in metro-motif-man

I wonder how a contrib-package got in there??

> > Package: moonlight (main)
> > Maintainer: Marcelo Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
> >   33548  moonlight on m68k depends on the old mesa
>
> Simply recompile the regular version so the m68k team will rebuild it
> as well?

Think so.

> > Package: svgalib-bin (main)
> > Maintainer: Andy Mortimer <andy.mortimer@zetnet.co.uk>
> >   33619  svgalib-bin: insists the most hamm version of dpkg is inadequate
>
> Anyone working on this one?

This is svalib-bin preinst checking if dpkg supports epochs, so this has
long been fixed.

> > Package: wget (main)
> > Maintainer: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@feedback.net.ar>
> >   33624  [const@CE.CCTPU.EDU.RU: wget-1.5.3, chmod+symlinks]
>
> Since Nick has *a lot* of open and old bugs I assume that he isn't
> around.  I have placed a fixed package in ~joey on master as well as
> in ftp://ftp.infodrom.north.de/pub/people/joey/debian/non-maintainer/
> If I don't receive objections I'll move it into Incoming tonight.

Go for it (I was planning to do this tonight)

> > Package: wu-ftpd-academ (main)
> > Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>
> >   33634  wu-ftpd keeps disabling itself [FIX]
>
> I've uploaded a fixed version now.  I compared the prerm with the
> one from the potato version and didn't find a distinction between
> "prerm upgrade" and "prerm remove" so I guess the error is still
> existant in the potato version.

Huh? I do see a change:

--- /home/wichert/ftp/wu-ftpd-academ-2.4.2.16/debian/prerm	Wed Feb 10 00:00:44 1999
+++ prerm	Wed Feb 10 00:04:00 1999
@@ -21,7 +21,12 @@
 	echo "/usr/sbin/ftpd from /etc/inetd.conf"
 	update-inetd --remove '/usr/sbin/ftpd'
 
-	update-inetd --comment-chars '#<ftp-off>#' --pattern in.ftpd --enable ftp
+	if [ "$1" = "remove" ] || [ "$1" = "purge" ]
+	then
+		update-inetd --comment-chars '#<ftp-upgrade>#' --pattern in.ftpd --enable ftp
+	else
+		update-inetd --comment-chars '#<ftp-off>#' --pattern in.ftpd --enable ftp
+	fi
 
 	if test "$ftp_running" = "no"; then
 		update-inetd --pattern in.ftpd --disable ftp

Wichert.

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