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Re: List of bugs that *must* be fixed before releasing Slink



Here we go again :)

Previously Brian White wrote:
> apache            32204  user directories allow symlinks to other files [0]  (Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>)

We should just force SymLinksIfOwnerMatch for /home to solve this.

> autoconf          32391  Autoconf patches for slink [0]  (Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu>)

Fix is already installed.

> automake          32390  Automake patches for proper Alpha detection [0]  (Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>)
> automake          32404  automake upgrade is not backwards compatible [0]  (Kevin Dalley <kevind@rahul.net>)

In Incoming (version 1.3-2)

> boot-floppies     32269  partion harddisk fails if WIN95_EXTENDED present [0]  (Enrique Zanardi <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>)

In Incoming (version 2.1.6)

> chameleon         32522  chameleon in slink depends on too-new libs [0]  (shaleh@debian.org (Sean E. Perry))

In Incoming (version 1.0-3)

> dpkg              17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink ! [364]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              21182  dpkg: dpkg can go into an infinite loop with --force-configure-any [288]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              28519  dpkg: dpkg creates circular symlinks [93]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              30090  weirdass dpkg coredumps and xbase upgrade insanity [62]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg              32283  xbase postinst refers to nonexistent README.Debian [0]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)

> dpkg              28817  dpkg takes no care over libdpkg [87]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)

It's important but I wouldn't call this one release-critical.

> dpkg              30891  dpkg: Patch for update-alternatives to fix jdk problems [40]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)
> dpkg-dev          31508  parsechangelog broken? [22]  (Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>)

I fixed these two in 1.4.0.33. I didn't close the bugs because I still
need to fix them for the dpkg in potato.

> fileutils         31717  fileutils: 'mv regularfile symlink' problems [17]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)

Only in potato; looks like Brian forgot to add this one to his
exclusion-list again

> ftp.debian.org    31282  upgrade-1386 directory in Incoming [30]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)

> ftp.debian.org    32364  ftp.debian.org: please remove filters from stable/frozen [0]  (Guy Maor <ftpmaster@debian.org>)

filters is no longer in frozen, so this can be excluded as well.

> general           28850  gettext: security problem when used in setuid programs [0]  (debian-devel@lists.debian.org)

Everyone who has a package with a setuid program or something that runs
as root should check if it uses gettext, and if so recompile it with
the latest gettext installed. Please not that this is not necessary for
programs that use the gettext from libc6.

> jdk1.1            32548  Java doesn't work at all for me on slink [0]  (Stephen Zander <gibreel@debian.org>)

> libtool           32384  libtool: Correct detection of 'alphapca56' patch [0]  (Frederic Lepied <Lepied@debian.org>)

In incoming (version 1.3-2)

> lyx               32299  LyX Copyright problems [0]  (Stuart Lamble <lamble@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au>)

We have the new license now; it should be packaged though

> modutils          32539  Kernel 2.2 errors if no module support [0]  (Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>)

In incoming (2.1.121-18)

> nonus.debian.org  23780  nonus.debian.org: libssl-dev is obsolete [220]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>)
> nonus.debian.org  26443  nonus.debian.org: apache-common_1.3.0+1.19 is obsolete [144]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>)
> nonus.debian.org  29246  nonus.debian.org: remove fortify-unix-ppc_1.2.8-1.deb [79]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>)
> nonus.debian.org  31326  Broken symlinks on nonus.debian.org [29]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>)
> nonus.debian.org  32171  umet dependency for mutt-i [8]  (Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@datom.de>)

Somebody *PLEASE* do something about non-US, this is getting
increasingly silly.

> perl-suid         31904  [B.A.McCauley@BHAM.AC.UK: Secuity hole with perl (suidperl) and nosuid mounts on Linux] [13]  (Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>)

> sendmail-wide     32475  sendmail-wide: different db file is used [0]  (Fumitoshi UKAI <ukai@debian.or.jp>)

In Incoming (version 8.9.2+3.1W-3.1)

> smb2www           32131  smb2www: smb2www in slink incompatible with samba in slink [9]  (Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>)

> sysutils          29392  oldversion procinfo in sysutils is broken [76]  (Michael Alan Dorman <mdorman@debian.org>)

In Incoming (version 1.3.3.1)

> tcsh              28959  meta keys in tcsh don't work anymore! [85]  (Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@debian.org>)

In Incoming (version 6.08.01-3)

> transfig          32520  transfig: puts files in /usr/lib/X11, should use /usr/X11R6/lib/X11 instead [0]  (Edward Betts <edward@debian.org>)

In Incoming (version 1:3.2.1-7)

> wdm               32485  wdm: Doesn't let people log on when using MD5 passwords [0]  (mmagallo@debian.org (Marcelo E. Magallon))
> wdm               32529  Typo in Xsession [0]  (mmagallo@debian.org (Marcelo E. Magallon))

> xbase             30852  X packages do not upgrade automatically due to name change. [41]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
> xdm               29360  xdm: Stopped X without warning/asking [77]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
> xlib6             31610  xlib6: requires gcc but declares no dependency (dpkg --print-gnu-build-architecture?) [20]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)
> xserver-common    29166  xserver-common: should depend or at least recommend properly ver'd xlib6g [81]  (Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>)

In Incoming (version 3.3.2.3a-9)

> xxgdb             32206  xxgdb: Can't rebuild xxgdb from source [7]  (Helmut Geyer <Helmut.Geyer@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de>)

Wichert.

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