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We discussed briefly rolling fresher Amanda into etch and decided it was
not worth the risk.  I would like to re-visit the idea for an etch point
release... moving etch to Amanda 2.5.1p3 would be a good move in my


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On Tuesday, 15.05.2007 at 09:37 -0600, Bdale Garbee wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 15:39 +0100, Dave Ewart wrote:
> > According to
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.archivers.amanda.devel/1875 this
> > is a known problem and is fixed in version 2.5.1p2 (although 2.5.1p3
> > is now available).
> Any chance you could try the 2.5.1p3 packages currently in unstable?
> We had some 11th-hour discussion about the versions of tar and amanda
> that should be in etch, but frankly, the changes weren't clearly worth
> the risk of destabilizing the release.  If we're going to consider
> rolling this in a point release, it would be good to know if the
> problem is definitely fixed.

Installing 2.5.1p3-2 does indeed fix this particular problem, yes.  I
should have made that clear in my original report.  I took the 2.5.1p3-2
packages from Lenny, today.

The 2.5.1p3-2/Lenny packages have the same non-AMANDA dependencies as
those in Etch, so this was a fairly easy change.

Dave Ewart
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