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Re: Package mcstrans update

It's already uploaded to unstable.

On Monday 28 July 2008 17:50, Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> wrote:
> > I would like to get version 0.2.11-2 of mcstrans in Lenny.
> >
> > It changes to use libcap2, while this is a trivial change it also
> > prevents the 2.6.25 kernel logging warning messages (which we don't want
> > to have happening all through Lenny).
> >
> > It allows correct restarting.  While there is no bug report for this (I
> > noticed it myself) it is quite an important bug.  If a change to the
> > running state of the program required restarting the daemon a sys-admin
> > might not realise that two copies of the daemon ended up running.  As the
> > daemon is related to security there is even a slight possibility that
> > this could cause a security problem (the possibility is small - but we
> > really don't want that).
> >
> > The new version also removes a needless -lpthread when building.  While
> > the policy is that extra changes don't get in, I hope that removing a
> > single linker flag could be an exception from that rule.
> Please upload.
> Cheers
> Luk

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