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Please force e2fsprogs

e2fsprogs 1.38+1.39-WIP-2005.12.10-2 introduced a workaround for the timezone issues in util-linux/glibc. Since the problem broke my only Etch box not set on UTC, I had the "opportunity" to verify that the fix works. Since then, a friend complained to me about the problem and confirmed that upgrading e2fsprogs to the sid version worked around the issue. Since then, Theodore uploaded 1.38+1.39-WIP-2005.12.31-1 with urgency medium on 2005-01-06. The version with the workaroud now built everywhere but on m68k and is ready to go in Etch after 10 days in sid except that according to http://packages.qa.debian.org/e/e2fsprogs.html the package would be frozen. I would like if someone investigated why e2fsprogs is frozen at this time or otherwise consider forcing the sid version to Etch.


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