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List of bugs that *must* be fixed before releasing Hamm

The following bug reports *must* be fixed before the current frozen Debian
distribution can progress further in its development cycle.  Reminders have
been sent to the maintainers of these packages yet nothing has been done to
remedy these bugs.

Package Name      Bug #  Bug Description [days old] (maintainer)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  ~~~~~  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
ae                17107  ae: Some (important) function keys don't work in an xterm [113]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
ae                18581  ae writes ^M's at every newline [71]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
ae                19687  ae: postinst does not check for errors [53]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
ae                21165  ae: slave manpage has bad suffix [22]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
base-passwd       19839  base-passwd foobars up my system! [51]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
base-passwd       19946  base-passwd: Error on install [49]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
bind              17671  BIND 8 package does not preserve local configuration on upgrade [96]  (Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>)
bind              21743  bind: /etc/ppp/ip-up.d entry pops up without my consent! [10]  (Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>)
boot-floppies     21046  bootfloppies: arch all package with arch specific dependencies [25]  (Enrique Zanardi <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>)
boot-floppies     21772  boot-floppies: error creating bootdisk [9]  (Enrique Zanardi <sr1-boot-floppies@debian.org>)
cvs               19787  cvs: use of /tmp/*$$ in an insecure fashion [52]  (Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>)
cwnn              20539  Overlap between cwnn, wnn, and kwnn [35]  (Keita Maehara <maehara@debian.org>)
debianutils       21372  debianutils: run-parts hangs on /etc/cron.weekily/lambdamoo [18]  (Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>)
dhcp-client-beta  18322  dhclient-script problem with &quot;EXPIRE&quot; [78]  (Christoph Lameter <clameter@fuller.edu>)
dhcp-client-beta  19767  dhcp-client-beta has no /usr/doc directory [52]  (Christoph Lameter <clameter@fuller.edu>)
dip               22164  dip: [Goran Gajic &lt;ggajic@AFRODITA.RCUB.BG.AC.YU&gt;] dip-3.3.7o security hole [0]  (Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@debian.org>)
dpkg               1797  upgrade/downgrade dependency calculation problem [915]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg              17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink ! [98]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg              19494  dpkg leaves diversions file without world read permissions [57]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg              19712  dpkg: preinst and postinst use /tmp/*.$$ [52]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg              20250  Overlapping files in glut-doc and glut-data. [42]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg              21182  dpkg: dpkg can go into an infinite loop with --force-configure-any [22]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg-dev          20776  dpkg-dev: dpkg-dev does not use emacsen-commen method of installing .el files [31]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg-dev          21186  dpkg-dev: dpkg-dev has a file also provided in dpkg [22]  (Klee Dienes and Ian Jackson <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
dpkg-ftp          21423  Dpkg-ftp can't handle alternative distributions [17]  (Klee Dienes <klee@debian.org>)
dpkg-perl         21773  boot-floppies: cannot run dselect after reboot on fresh install [9]  (Klee Dienes <klee@debian.org>)
dwww              22018  dwww: can't find _anything_ [0]  (Jim Pick <jim@jimpick.com>)
e2fsprogs         21610  e2fsprogs: Wrong shlibs file [13]  (Yann Dirson <dirson@debian.org>)
egcc              17768  libc6 bug in mathematical functions [93]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
elib              20451  setting up elib: &quot;Cannot open load file: elib-compile-all.el&quot; [38]  (Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>)
elib              21120  emacs20 configuration fails while byte-compiling  [23]  (Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>)
emacsen-common    21089  emacs-package-{install,remove} should not fail if any one package fails [24]  (Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu>)
f2c               19790  f2c: use of /tmp/*$$ in an insecure fashion [52]  (Alan Bain <afrb2@cam.ac.uk>)
file-rc           19507  file-rc should support runlevel S [57]  (Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>)
fileutils         20456  mkdir: error in french translation [38]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
ftp.debian.org    17377  slang overrides is wrong: slang0.99.38 should be Required because of e.g. ae [105]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    17595  tcpquota depends on non-free packages [99]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    19463  xfmix should be in contrib [57]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    20266  ftp: Please move wmmixer to non-free [42]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21035  ftp.debian.org: please orphan libtclobj [25]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21037  ftp.debian.org: please orphan objpak [25]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21039  ftp.debian.org: libc5-dbg probably shouldn't be in frozen [25]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21040  ftp.debian.org: please orphan fcgi-devel-kit properly [25]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21041  ftp.debian.org: please orphan libnatali properly [25]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21640  Remove bind from binary-powerpc please [12]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21673  comerr2g is to remove [12]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21674  ss2g is to remove [12]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21675  e2fslibsg is to remove [12]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
ftp.debian.org    21720  ftp.debian.org: please remove old xexec from main [11]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)
g++               21122  g++: eg++ doesn't compile programs accepted by g++ [0]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
gcc               19453  altgcc still vulnerable to /tmp symlink attack. [58]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
gnats-tk          21490  gnats-tk: still depends on libc5 version of tk [16]  (Brian White <bcwhite@pobox.com>)
hwtools           21288  hwtools: irqtune should be in /usr/sbin, or rc.boot script fixed [20]  (Siggy Brentrup <bsb@debian.org>)
ilu-base          21489  ilu-base: still linked with libc5 [16]  (Klee Dienes <klee@debian.org>)
inn               21583  inn: inn must replace inewsinn [13]  (Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>)
ircii             21683  ircii: ircii is non-free! [11]  (Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@debian.org>)
ispell            19795  ispell: use of /tmp/*$$ in an insecure fashion [52]  (Kenneth MacDonald <K.MacDonald@ed.ac.uk>)
javalex           16652  javalex: bad dependencies [121]  (Michael Fletcher <zidj@geocities.com>)
jdk1.1-runtime    19339  jdk1.1-runtime: no-copyright-file LI#73 [58]  (Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>)
kaffe             20980  kaffe: kaffe depends on jdk-common [26]  (Vincent Renardias <vincent@waw.com>)
kdeadmin          22060  kuser removes all passwords and disables root account [0]  (Stephan Kulow <coolo@kde.org>)
kdebase           21435  kdebase: kvt creates settings save file as root (SECURITY HOLE) [17]  (Stephan Kulow <coolo@kde.org>)
kdelibs0g         21434  kdelibs0g: kdelibs0g doesn't call ldconfig [17]  (Stephan Kulow <coolo@kde.org>)
kpppload          20081  kpppload: versioned dependancy on kdelibs0g = Beta2-2 cannot be satisfied [46]  (Adrian Bridgett <adrian.bridgett@poboxes.com>)
lapack            21487  lapack: still linked against libc5 [16]  (Sue Campbell <sacampbe@mercator.math.uwaterloo.ca>)
le                20974  le: le core dumps [26]  (Christoph Lameter <clameter@debian.org>)
libc6             20714  Current libc6 is a beta. [32]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
libc6             20799  getgrnam does not return when group name does not exist [30]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
libc6-dev         19797  libc6-dev: use of /tmp/*$$ in an insecure fashion [52]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
libc6-dev         21884  libc6-dev: relative links between top-level dirs [8]  (Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net>)
libgdbmg1-dev     21987  libgdbmg1-dev: collision between /usr/lib/libndbm.a and package libc6-dev [0]  (James Troup <jjtroup@comp.brad.ac.uk>)
libtclobjc-dev    16658  libtclobjc-dev: dependencies [121]  (Karl Sackett <krs@debian.org>)
lilo              19821  lilo: liloconfig doesn't make the system bootable [51]  (Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@debian.org>)
lynx              22165  lynx: [Michal Zalewski &lt;lcamtuf@BOSS.STASZIC.WAW.PL&gt;] Lynx's 2.8 buffer overflow [0]  (Christian Hudon <chrish@debian.org>)
makepatch         21563  makepatch: use of /tmp/*$$* in an insecure fashion [14]  (Roderick Schertler <roderick@argon.org>)
mgetty-fax         9273  mgetty-fax: faxspool can't create lock file for several users! [371]  (Philip Hands <phil@hands.com>)
ncurses-base      21914  ncurses-base: new xterm terminfo entry [7]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
ncurses3.4-dev    21913  ncurses3.4-dev: cross-toplevel symlinks [7]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
netscape4         21107  netscape locale fix prevents netscape from starting up! [23]  (Brian White <bcwhite@pobox.com>)
nonus.debian.org  15764  ftp.debian.org: Non-US Packages files are broken [149]  (Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>)
nonus.debian.org  18572  nonus.debian.org: remove des-solnet_1.03-5.deb [72]  (Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>)
nonus.debian.org  18785  nonus.debian.org: incoming backlog [65]  (Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>)
nonus.debian.org  20773  nonus.debian.org: please remove gnupg from frozen [31]  (Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>)
omniorb           20382  omniorb: /var/lib/dpkg/info/omniorb.postinst: line 38: 7208 Speicherzugriffsfehler (core dumped) $OMNIORB_SERVER -start $PORT &gt;$TEMP_FILE 2&gt;&amp;1  [39]  (Robert Resendes <resendes@ici.net>)
p2c               21036  p2c: depends on libp2c1 which seems to have been fed to the byte-monster [25]  (Andrew Howell <andrew@it.com.au>)
p3nfs             21488  p3nfs: still linked with libc5 [16]  (cmchow@se.cuhk.edu.hk (Billy C.-M. Chow))
passwd            21275  passwd: useradd violates base-passwd's rules [20]  (Guy Maor <maor@debian.org>)
perl              19805  perl: use of /tmp/*$$ in an insecure fashion [52]  (Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>)
postgresql        21106  postgresql postinst fails! [23]  (Oliver Elphick <Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk>)
procps            21475  (fwd) SECURITY: procps 1.2.7 fixes security hole [16]  (Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>)
python-base       20688  python-base: miscellaneous patches should be applied [32]  (Gregor Hoffleit <flight@debian.org>)
python-elisp      20261  python-elisp broke after emacs upgrade and even prevents exit [42]  (Gregor Hoffleit <flight@debian.org>)
qcam              21982  qcam: insecure use of /tmp [0]  (Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu>)
quota             22120  quota: bypasses dpkg-shlibdeps [0]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>)
rat               21935  rat is not free software [7]  (Chu-yeon Park <kokids@doit.ajou.ac.kr>)
sane              21983  sane: insecure use of /tmp [0]  (Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>)
sinuskey-login    21446  sinuskey-login: depends on libc5 but doesn't report that [16]  (Skuli Davidsson <skuli@hi.is>)
smail             21296  Smail fails to configure [19]  (Soenke Lange <soenke@escher.north.de>)
sniffit           21832  sniffit is not DFSG free software [9]  (Damjan Marion <dmarion@debian.org>)
tcsh              16150  tcsh goes runaway  [139]  (Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@debian.org>)
tetex-base        21492  tetex-base: recommends non-free package [16]  (Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>)
tetex-base        21558  tetex-bin and tetex-base depend on each other [14]  (Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>)
tetex-base        21877  tetex-base.postinst chokes on texhash and texconfig [8]  (Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>)
tetex-bin         21500  Can't use tetex in hamm [15]  (Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>)
tmview            21099  tmview: Not making new fonts [23]  (Gergely Madarasz <gorgo@caesar.elte.hu>)
vkeybd            19273  vkeybd: no-copyright-file LI#9 [58]  (Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>)
vkeybd            20954  vkeybd: vkeybd binary is missing [27]  (Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk>)
wu-ftpd           17401  netstd overwrites ftpd.8.gz [104]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>)
wu-ftpd           20355  wu-ftpd: contains ftpd.8.gz which is also present in netstd [40]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>)
wxxt1-dev         21707  wxxt1-dev depends on deprecated libg++-dev [11]  (Brian Bassett <brian@butterfly.ml.org>)
xarchie           21938  xarchie is not DFSG free software [7]  (Martin Schulze <joey@debian.org>)
xbase              2313  xterm: backspace/delete problems [815]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
xbase             21794  xbase: SECURITY: CERT Bulletin VB-98.04 - xterm.Xaw [9]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
xbase             21984  xfs dumps core when cyrillic font not installed [0]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
xemacs19          20815  xemacs19: does not put /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp in load-path [30]  (James LewisMoss <dres@dimensional.com>)
xinetd            19125  xinetd: mucking with /etc/init.d/netbase is a deep policy violation [61]  (borik@isracom.co.il (Boris D. Beletsky))
xinetd            20705  xinetd: samba 1.9.18p3-1 don't work from xinetd (from inetd is ok) [32]  (borik@isracom.co.il (Boris D. Beletsky))
xlib6g            21791  xlib6g: SECURITY: CERT Bulletin VB-98.04 applies to Debian Linux [9]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
xserver-svga      21783  xserver-svga crashes system with my video card [9]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)

The above are all the "critical", "grave", and "important" bug reports, both
"pending" and "forwarded".

If you would like to help speed the release of the next Debian distribution,
you are encourage to take part in fixing these bugs.  More information about
them can be found on Debian's web page:  http://www.debian.org/Bugs/

These bugs can either be degraded below critical, grave, and important, or
they can be fixed in non-maintainer releases.

Alternatively, the package can be reverted to the version in Bo.  If this is
done, _don't_ close the bug but rather downgrade the severity of the bug
to "normal".

If there is a bug that you think must be fixed before the release of this
distribution, please upgrade its severity to critical, grave, or important.
For more info on this, see:  http://www.us.debian.org/Bugs/server-control.html
Be sure to copy the bug directly with the reason why the severity changed.

                                 ( bcwhite@verisim.com )

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