Re: Raising severity of Contains /usr/share/info/dir.gz if rebuilt on current sid"-bugs.
On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> About 4 months ago I digged through Debian to find all packages which
> would contain /usr/share/info/dir.gz if rebuilt (see #214769 for
> details.) and submitted (iirc) about 30 bugs (about 20 still open)
> with Severity important. Every single one of these bugs has patch.
> I.e. any of these package has a RC bug if it is recompieled without
> fixing this bug. Today an NMU happened (anubis) which did exactly
> this. To stop this from happening again I want to raise the severity
> to serious, but not without asking here, I have CCed release but want
> discussion to happen on -devel.
Please go ahead.
Those bugs are really time bombs. I don't want to think about what
will happen if any of those packages need an upload for
security.debian.org once sarge has been released as stable.