Bug#362671: marked as done (apt-listbugs: bad control file parsing; sends the long description to dpkg --compare-versions)
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Justification: There are 2 packages whose upgrade will probably confuse apt-listbugs; just apt-cache dumpavail |grep -E '.(Package|Version):'
dist-upgrading today brought me this fine message from dpkg:
version a has bad syntax: version string has embedded spaces
It turns out that apt-listbugs is sending the long description of "wv"
to dpkg --compare-versions:
[pid 6294] execve("/usr/bin/dpkg", ["/usr/bin/dpkg", "--compare-versions", "Out puts the version of the Word "..., "lt", "1.0.2-0.1"], [/* 28 vars */]) = 0
The problem is that it uses /Version:/ instead of /^Version:/ (and the
same with Package:).
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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
apt-listbugs, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
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Junichi Uekawa <firstname.lastname@example.org> (supplier of updated apt-listbugs package)
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Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 13:20:04 +0900
Architecture: source all
Maintainer: Junichi Uekawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Changed-By: Junichi Uekawa <email@example.com>
apt-listbugs - Lists critical bugs before each apt installation
Closes: 245232 253812 284434 304471 341148 341150 341844 349469 362671 374104
apt-listbugs (0.0.51) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (closes: #374104)
- README.Debian, copyright: update.
* Standards-Version: 3.7.2
* Bug fix: "apt-listbugs: bad control file parsing; sends the long
description to dpkg --compare-versions", thanks to James Westby
* Bug fix: "apt-listbugs: fails with not in gzip format errors", thanks
to James Westby (Closes: #245232).
echo ../apt-listbugs_0.0.50_all.deb | /usr/sbin/apt-listbugs apt
* Remove absolute paths of programs from maintainer scripts.
* Bug fix: "[PATCH] grammar error in apt-listbugs", thanks to Thierry
Moisan (Closes: #341844).
* Bug fix: "apt-listbugs: suggests reportbug but silently does nothing
if it is not installed", thanks to Ian Campbell (Closes: #253812).
* Pass -q to savelog in the cron script to prevent mails being sent to
system administrator if all goes well. (Closes: #284434)
* Bug fix: "apt-listbugs: Correction for HTML output: > ->
>", thanks to Frederic Bothamy (Closes: #304471).
* Adjust Description in debian/control to have consistent line lengths.
* Remove empty debian/docs.
* Bug fix: "apt-listbugs: [manual page] list all severities in options
-t (bug type)", thanks to Jari Aalto (Closes: #349469).
* Bump Build-Depends on debhelper to 5.0.0
* fix copyright file to have the new FSF address
a37fcca5b58c67dcba9b71769ab214ab 560 admin optional apt-listbugs_0.0.51.dsc
1b1c4ade71eb239cec0c38c491baa19a 73376 admin optional apt-listbugs_0.0.51.tar.gz
fee24b94dc9d741dd34d040bc5c1da14 78426 admin optional apt-listbugs_0.0.51_all.deb
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