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2012-08-26 17:14:26 +0200
RC bugs 2012/34
good news: I'm seeing more & more people contributing to RC bugs in the BTS. – here are my own contributions for the past week:
  • #656552 – zope2.12-sandbox: "zope2.12-sandbox: fails to install, remove and install again"
    add info to bug report
  • #670405 – ekiga: "ekiga: Ekiga crashes on startup"
    add info to bug report
  • #673370 – centerim: "centerim: Crash at startup (suspect login msn)"
    add info to bug report, then close on submitter's behalf
  • #683061 – ntp: "ntp: missing init script dependency on $named"
    sponsor NMU from Ivo De Decker (fix init script), upload to DELAYED/2, then cancelled by maintainer after severity change
  • #684019 – python-liblcms: "python-liblcms: static library in /usr/share"
    re-enable dropping of .a and .la files from python package, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684024 – src:python-adodb: "python-adodb: broken binary-indep target"
    apply patches from Evgeni Golov (d/rules targets) and Jakub Wilk (python-support handling), upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684078 – wv2: "calligra: Buffer overflow"
    apply modified patch from KDE, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684150 – python-wxgtk2.8: "python-wxgtk2.8 breaks upgrade from squeeze to wheezy"
    add info to bug report
  • #684180 – angband: "angband: removes files that were installed by another package: /usr/share/angband/*"
    don't remove directory belonging to other package in postrm, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684488 – puppet-lint: "puppet-lint not working with ruby1.9.1"
    send a patch to the BTS
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2012-08-19 20:56:48 +0200
RC bugs 2012/33
it's sunday evening again, & again, here comes my report about activities around RC bugs:
  • #602668 – libdevel-bt-perl: "libdevel-bt-perl: FTBFS on armel"
    debugging (pkg-perl)
  • #636805 – viewvc: "viewvc runs extremely slowly (~15s per page)"
    add backported upstream patch, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #646540 – phpgacl: "phpgacl: uninstallable in sid, needs to transition to smarty3"
    fix smarty path variable, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #680790 – libio-async-perl: "libio-async-loop-epoll-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add backported upstream patch (pkg-perl)
  • #680806 – src:libio-async-loop-glib-perl: "libio-async-loop-glib-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    add patch provided by upstream (pkg-perl)
  • #681903 – melange-client: "melange-client: missing dependency on python-pkg-resources"
    add missing dependency and a patch provided by Jakub Wilk, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #682517 – ocfs2console: "ocfs2console: DeprecationWarning at start prevent usage"
    review patch in BTS, then upload fix prepared by Sébastien Villemot to DELAYED/2, then fixed in quick maintainer upload
  • #682631 – python-distutils-extra: "linaro-image-tools: FTBFS: AttributeError: 'tuple' object has no attribute 'major'"
    send debdiff to BTS, then fixed in a maintainer upload
  • #682636 – src:racket: "racket: FTBFS: raco setup: error: during making for scribblings/tools"
    bug manipulation, bug closed by maintainer afterwards
  • #682825 – phpgacl: "phpgacl: creates world writable directory /usr/share/phpgacl/admin/templates_c"
    fix permissions in postinst, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #683284 – graphicsmagick: "CVE-2012-3438"
    apply upstream patch, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #683925 – src:ocp: "FTBFS with gcc-4.7 on i386"
    add information to bug report
  • #683927 – libcloud: "CVE-2012-3446: MITM vulnerability in TLS/SSL certificates verification"
    add backported patch from upstream, upload to DELAYED/2
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2012-08-12 19:36:14 +0200
RC bugs 2012/32
this was a weird RCBW week for me. although we are not that far into the freeze yet, the amount of easy-enough-for-me-to-fix RC bugs on UDD is already rather low. – besides the not very impressive list below, I at least tried to do some housekeeping on some bugreports (tagging, reassigning, forwarding, …).
  • #636805 – viewvc: "viewvc runs extremely slowly (~15s per page)"
    send debdiff to BTS
  • #660671 – src:libdispatch: "libdispatch: Fails to build (link dispatch_starfish) on armel"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / Colin Watson, send debdiff to BTS (build fails differently on armel)
  • #671673 – dvipsk-ja: "dvipsk-ja: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2)"
    upload NMU prepared by Taku YASUI (use dh_installtex), upload to DELAYED/2
  • #677361 – rubrica: "rubrica: FTBFS on kfreebsd-any & hurd-i386 due to rpath"
    autoreconf, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #681756 – canna: "canna: removes files that were installed by another package: /etc/canna/default.canna"
    add info to bug report
  • #682882 – inguma: "inguma: Recommends non-existent python-qt3 package"
    add info to bug report
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2012-08-05 17:44:47 +0200
RC bugs 2012/31
this was my first week at work after my vacations, & also the first week of "normal" RC bug work. – here's my short report:
  • #655968 – smokeping: "smokeping: prompting due to modified conffiles which where not modified by the user"
    rm ufc files also on install, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #669381 – jbibtex-base,ptex-base: "jbibtex-base: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2)"
    use dh_installtex, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #669382 – latex209-base,latex209-bin: "latex209-base: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2)"
    send a patch to the BTS
  • #670578 – gnunet: "gcc-4.6: [sparc] compiler fails to align stack-allocated struct,with array of uint32-values to 32-bit boundary"
    prepare a debdiff
  • #671255 – libconfig-inifiles-perl: "CVE-2012-2451: CWE-377 Insecure Temporary File"
    upload a fix for squeeze (pkg-perl)
  • #676048 – src:tess: "tess: FTBFS: tessrun fails"
    manually close the bug
  • #676123 – src:jed: "jed: FTBFS: UTF-8 mode not enabled-- test_search_char not run."
    manually close the bug
  • #680423 – trac-wikiprint: "trac-wikiprint: depends on nonexisting python-pil if rebuilt"
    add a debian/pydist-overrides file, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #681758 – nginx-extras: "nginx-extras: removes files that were installed by another package"
    fix postrm script, upload to DELAYED/2, then rescheduled to 0-day on maintainer's request
  • #683904 – src:libgeo-ip-perl: "FTBFS: test requires internet connectivity"
    skip test that needs internet connectivity (pkg-perl)
  • #683909 – src:libical-parser-sax-perl: "FTBFS: test requires internet connectivity"
    disable network test (pkg-perl)
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