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entries from January 2012

2012-01-29 20:42:42 +0100
RC bugs 2012/04
good news: from looking through RC bugs in the BTS, it seems that more & more people are starting to join the RCBW effort! & here's my usual list for the past week:
  • #633935 – src:fim: "fim: Please Build-Depends on libjpeg-dev, not libjpeg62-dev"
    do as the bug report says, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #634400 – src:morituri: "morituri: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add upstream patch (via Ubuntu / Daniel T Chen), upload to DELAYED/2
  • #643464 – src:radeontool: "radeontool: FTBFS: radeontool.c:42:5: error: format not a string literal and no format arguments [-Werror=format-security]"
    apply patch from Jonathan Nieder, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #643473 – src:python-kinterbasdb: "python-kinterbasdb: FTBFS with firebird-dev (2.5) -- removed defines"
    do a QA upload with the patch from Damyan Ivanov
  • #650788 – src:python-osd: "python-osd: binary-indep doesn't build python-osd"
    update build-* target in debian/rules, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #652245 – src:tomoe: "tomoe: FTBFS: dpkg-buildpackage: error: dpkg-source --after-build tomoe-0.6.0 gave error exit status 1"
    send ideas for fix to BTS, later NMUd by a fellow DD
  • #652700 – haildb: "haildb ftbfs if libcloog-ppl0 is not installed"
    sponsor NMU by Tobias Frost, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #654255 – src:cmucl: "cmucl: FTBFS: Error: Unbound symbol."
    suggest manual close, done by maintainer
  • #654257 – src:newlib: "newlib: FTBFS: cannot find the library `sys/linux/liblinux.la' or unhandled argument `sys/linux/liblinux.la'"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / Wookey and Steve Langasek, upload to DELAYED/2
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2012-01-22 19:47:41 +0100
RC bugs 2012/03
here's the list of RC bugs I've worked on during the last week:
  • #590822 – python-jaxml: "python-jaxml: cannot be bytecompiled with Python 2.7: SyntaxError: cannot assign to __debug__"
    sponsor (modified) NMU by Miguel Landaeta, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #592382 – src:liblunar: "liblunar: hardcoded dependency on python-support"
    use ${python:Depends} in Depends [Jakub Wilk], upload to DELAYED/2
  • #615765 – pornview: "pornview: ftbfs with gold or ld --no-add-needed"
    add patch to pass -lm to linker, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #641971 – gsnmp: "Fix FTBFS with moved glib-2.0 headers."
    add patch from Ubuntu / Matthias Klose, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #643050 – src:autodir: "autodir: FTBFS: dpkg-buildpackage: error: dpkg-source -b autodir-0.99.9 gave error exit status 2"
    change config.{sub,guess} handling to a "3.0 (quilt)" compatible way, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #648384 – buildbot: "buildbot: FTBFS due to missing build-dependency on python-twisted-words"
    add patch from Ubuntu / Daniel T Chen, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #653953 – magicmaze: "magicmaze searches for Isabella.ttf in wrong place, crashes."
    add patch to search .ttf file in new location, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #654257 – src:newlib: "newlib: FTBFS: cannot find the library `sys/linux/liblinux.la' or unhandled argument `sys/linux/liblinux.la'"
    add patch from Ubuntu / Wookey & Steve Langasek, send to BTS
  • #654911 – python-lunar: "python-lunar: missing dependency on python-gtk2"
    add python-gtk2 to Depends [Jakub Wilk], upload to DELAYED/2
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2012-01-15 21:08:47 +0100
RC bugs 2012/02
while working on RC bugs, I noticed that some DDs sent patches to the BTS in the last weeks (yeah!) but did not upload the fixes in NMUs. short request: could you please either state the reason for not uploading, or just go ahead and dput/dupload the fixed packages? & here's my list:
  • #587698 – ipcheck: "ipcheck: on python2.6: AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'close'"
    sponsor NMU by Miguel de Val-Borro, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #633843 – python-sqlobject: "python-sqlobject: autocommit issue with psycopg2"
    add upstream patch, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #639068 – src:python-glpk: "python-glpk: FTBFS: unsatisfiable build-dependency: libglpk-dev (< 4.44) but 4.45-1 is to be installed"
    close-by-forcemerge (duplicate)
  • #651320 – src:ganglia: "FTBFS: aborting due to unexpected upstream changes"
    fix handling of config.{guess,sub} and patches, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #651625 – src:gnash: "gnash: FTBFS (npapi/plugin.cpp)"
    add patch from peter green, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #651763 – rutilt: "rutilt FTFBS in sid include/WE17Driver.h:107:31: error: reference 'm_Data' cannot be declared 'mutable' [-fpermissive]"
    add patch from Ubuntu / Colin Watson, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #654899 – libarchive-zip-perl: "libarchive-zip-perl: jh_manifest from javahelper creates corrupt archives (jars)"
    upload package with patches from Niko Tyni (pkg-perl)
  • #655825 – src:libmojomojo-perl: "libmojomojo-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add patch to use Digest::SHA (pkg-perl)
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2012-01-08 23:55:22 +0100
RC bugs 2012/01
new year, old hobby: trying to fix an RC bug per day, & reporting about it. – here's the first episode of 2012:
  • #554737 – src:gpivtools: "FTBFS with binutils-gold"
    close manually, already fixed through an NMU
  • #623253 – libcrypt-ssleay-perl: "libcrypt-ssleay-perl: Crypt::SSLeay aborts hard with HTTPS_VERSION=2"
    adopt package, add patch from CPAN RT (pkg-perl)
  • #640688 – src:slxfig: "slxfig: FTBFS: configure: error: unable to find the slang library and header file slang.h"
    add patch from Ubuntu / Ilya Barygin, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #651906 – binutils-m68hc1x: "binutils-m68hc1x: FTBFS format security problems."
    add patch from peter green, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #652179 – src:hardinfo: "hardinfo: FTBFS: ld: cannot find -lffi"
    add patch from Ubuntu / Julien Lavergne, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #652192 – src:wsjt: "wsjt: FTBFS: gfortran: error: portaudio-v19/lib/.libs/libportaudio.a: No such file or directory"
    adjust to multiarch, based on patch from Hideki Yamane, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #652252 – src:ust: "ust: FTBFS: tracepoint_benchmark.h:27: undefined reference to `unlikely'"
    sponsor NMU by Gregor Jasny, upload to DELAYED/2, later rescheduled, then cancelled after maintainer upload
  • #652854 – libdecodeqr: "libdecodeqr FTBFS in unstable "configure: error: libcv.la not found.""
    add 2 patches from peter green, first upload to DELAYED/2, later to DELAYED/0 because of the FTBFSs on buildds
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2012-01-01 21:46:23 +0100
RC bugs 2011/52
a rather lazy bugsquashing week but with a little cheating a managed to get at at least 7 RC bugs:
  • #642738 – src:styx: "styx: FTBFS: ./config.status: 1358: ./config.status: gawk: not found"
    add missing build dependency, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #643471 – src:lbreakout2: "lbreakout2: FTBFS: server.c:1093:16: error: 'LC_ALL' undeclared (first use in this function)"
    add a patch to include locale.h, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #648842 – src:libpgplot-perl: "libpgplot-perl: needs to be rebuilt against perl 5.14"
    do a versioned close, Carlo Segre has manually rebuilt the package (pkg-perl)
  • #650598 – src:pygpiv: "pygpiv: /usr/include/glib-2.0/glib/gtypes.h:34:24: fatal error: glibconfig.h: No such file or directory"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / Daniel Polehn, Michael Terry, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #651231 – src:xymon: "FTBFS: PCRE not found"
    add (extended) patch from from Ubuntu / Steve Langasek, upload to DELAYED/5, later rescheduled to 0-day by maintainer
  • #651907 – src:ido: "ido FTBFS uses G_CONST_RETURN with G_DISABLE_DEPRECATED"
    add patch from peter green, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #652446 – p7zip: "p7zip FTBFS with multiarch libwxgtk2.8-dev"
    add patch from peter green, upload to DELAYED/2
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