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Re: Package mcstrans update

Russell Coker wrote:
> It's already uploaded to unstable.

Ah, probably was in incoming when I looked.




> 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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