Re: DEBIAN IS LOOSING PACKAGES AND NOBODY CARES!!!
On Sun, Dec 31, 2000 at 01:09:07PM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
>Peter Palfrader wrote:
> >> There is a further weird package disappearance in unstable: all mgetty
> >> packages (execept mgetty-doc) are gone!
> >> Hey, these are important packages.
> >mgetty is not important, it's extra.
>That may be, but where has it gone?
mgetty* got bitten by an old [pre-pool] dinstall bug, where uploads
without "unstable" in the changelog disappear from unstable:
mgetty (1.1.21-3) stable; urgency=low
* make mgetty-fax's postinst create /var/spool/fax/outgoing/.last_run
to close a potential symlink exploit by members of the fax group
that is otherwise possible until that file is created
-- Philip Hands <email@example.com> Thu, 31 Aug 2000 19:05:13 +0100
See http://bugs.debian.org/77585 .
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