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entries from January 2010

2010-01-24 21:56:39 +0100
laptop battery
this does not look good:
gregoa@nerys:~$ grep ENERGY /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/uevent
63.15% of the original level. hm.
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2010-01-24 21:16:31 +0100
BRU revisited
I'm going to FOSDEM, the
Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting I enjoyed being at FOSDEM last year, so I'll be going there again in two weeks' time. & I'm really looking forward to meeting some nice people again!
permalink | tags: personal, planetdebian
2010-01-24 21:09:28 +0100
RC bugs 2010/02, 2010/03
during the last two weeks I focused on the FTBFS bugs in the Debian Perl Group, only one NMU:
  • #560643 – src:libbsd-resource-perl: "libbsd-resource-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add a comment to the BTS (pkg-perl)
  • #562033 – xxkb: "xxkb: segfaults on startup"
    apply patch from BTS, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #562384 – src:libcoat-persistent-perl: "libcoat-persistent-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    finish upgrading to new upstream release (pkg-perl)
  • #564411 – src:libdatetime-format-iso8601-perl: "libdatetime-format-iso8601-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    upload package prepared by carnil (pkg-perl)
  • #564412 – src:libpoe-component-irc-perl: "libpoe-component-irc-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    upgrade to new upstream release (pkg-perl)
  • #566368 – libauthen-krb5-admin-perl: "FTBFS: Admin.xs:1228: error: too few arguments to function 'kadm5_init_with_skey'"
    upload package prepared by ansgar (pkg-perl)
  • #566373 – libcatalyst-modules-perl: "FTBFS: Test fails for Catalyst-Plugin-SubRequest-0.14"
    upgrade some components to new upstream releases (pkg-perl)
  • #566407 – libhtml-template-compiled-perl: "FTBFS: test fails"
    add a comment to the BTS (pkg-perl)
  • #566502 – liborlite-mirror-perl: "FTBFS: tests fail"
    add a comment to the BTS (pkg-perl)
  • #566505 – libpod-elemental-perl: "FTBFS: tests fail"
    upgrade to new upstream release (pkg-perl)
  • #566583 – librrdtool-oo-perl: "FTBFS: tests fail"
    add a comment to the BTS (pkg-perl)
  • #566587 – libvideo-info-perl: "FTBFS: tests fail"
    add a comment to the BTS (pkg-perl)
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2010-01-11 02:00:49 +0100
RC bugs 2009/53, 2010/01
I have to admit, I was a bit lazy in my RC bug squashing efforts during the last two weeks. anyway, a short summary:
  • #489351 – hlbr: "hlbr: upgrade fails if not started"
    close, already fixed
  • #526674 – cwidget: "FTBFS with GCC 4.4: missing #include"
    add info to the bug report
  • #548480 – nxcomp: "build failure with gcc-4.4"
    apply patch from BTS, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #560617 – src:libio-socket-multicast6-perl: "libio-socket-multicast6-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add build dependency on netbase and upload (pkg-perl)
  • #562582 – squidtaild: "fails to install, trying to overwrite other packages files"
    close, already fixed
  • #564358 – src:libhttp-body-perl: "libhttp-body-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    grab patch from upstream bugtracker, upload (pkg-perl)
  • #564369 – src:libnet-twitter-perl: "libnet-twitter-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add patch and upload (pkg-perl)
  • #564402 – src:libhtml-formfu-perl: "libhtml-formfu-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    upload package fixed by ansgar (pkg-perl)
  • #564411 – src:libdatetime-format-iso8601-perl: "libdatetime-format-iso8601-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add info to the bug report (pkg-perl)
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2010-01-10 20:59:01 +0100
data rentention
I just sent my statement regarding the amendment of the austrian telecommunication law (implementation of the EU guideline on data retention) to the federal ministry for transport, innovation and technology. it should show up on the parliament's law draft page at some point.
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2010-01-03 23:58:57 +0100
social orange juice
quote of the day:
07:00 <Ryan52> this social networking thing is getting rediculous. the side
               of my orange juice carton says "find us on facebook" and
               "follow us on twitter". :/
2010-01-03, #debian-perl (OFTC)
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