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entries from September 2012

2012-09-30 20:29:33 +0200
RC bugs 2012/39
good to see that there are again Bug Squashing Parties going on, & that quite a few people send patches to the Bug Tracking System &/or make Non-Maintainer Uploads. here are my contributions for this week:
  • #636158 – maradns: "maradns: Debian default config is not robust to user change + upgrade"
    send a patch to the BTS
  • #687604 – libkdtree++-dev: "libkdtree++-dev: kdtree headers are unusable on gcc 4.7.1"
    sponsor NMU from Sebastian Ramacher, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #687825 – src:icinga: "FTBFS on kfreebsd-* due to missing build dependency"
    add info to bug report, fixed by maintainer the day after
  • #687879 – readpst: "readpst: copyright file missing after upgrade (policy 12.5)"
    replace directory with symlink in postinst, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #688112 – gummi: "gummi leaks file descriptors leading to a crash if the fd limit is reached"
    add patch from Justus Winter, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #688194 – prewikka: "prewikka: modifies conffiles (policy 10.7.3): /etc/prewikka/prewikka.conf"
    don't ship configuration file in /etc, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #688249 – nuauth: "nuauth: postinst deletes files from /usr/share/nuauth/"
    copy template configuration file instead of moving it, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #688615 – nufw: "nufw: postinst deletes /usr/share/nufw/nufw.conf breaking package reconfiguration"
    copy template configuration files instead of moving them, upload to DELAYED/2
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2012-09-23 19:50:13 +0200
RC bugs 2012/38
during the last week, I've worked on the following RC bugs:
  • #620866 – inform: "broken update-alternatives"
    some investigation
  • #639565 – liboauth-dev: "liboauth-dev: please make loose libcurl dependency"
    update Depends, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #650138 – liboauth0: "liboauth0: doesn't work with NSS libcurl flavour"
    fix Build-Depends, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684433 – gdal-bin: "gdal-bin: FTBFS when ruby1.9.1 installed"
    force building using Ruby 1.8, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #685814 – phpgacl: "phpgacl: prompting due to modified conffiles which were not modified by the user"
    some investigation
  • #687403 – src:libio-async-loop-epoll-perl: "libio-async-loop-epoll-perl: FTBFS: test failed"
    propose patches
  • #687406 – src:jscribble: "jscribble: FTBFS: junit fails"
    sponsor NMU from Andrew Starr-Bochicchio, upload to DELAYED/2
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2012-09-16 18:06:06 +0200
RC bugs 2012/37
I didn't get very far this week with my RCBW efforts, but luckily we have BSPs going on :) – Here's my short list:
  • #639565 – liboauth-dev: "liboauth-dev: please make loose libcurl dependency"
    further investigation
  • #642903 – nodm: "nodm: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 10"
    fix .config, upload to DELAYED/5
  • #652084 – gosmore: "gosmore use 100% CPU and does nothing"
    sponsor NMU from Kai Lüke, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #657465 – conserver-client: "conserver-client: prompting due to modified conffiles which where not modified by the user"
    private mail from maintainer
  • #682412 – dynamips: "dynamips: FTBFS with multiarch paths: cc: error: /usr/lib/libelf.a: No such file or directory"
    uploaded to DELAYED/3 with my patch by a fellow DD during the Berlin BSP
  • #683925 – src:ocp: "FTBFS with gcc-4.7 on i386"
    add patch from Kumar Appaiah, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684144 – sauerbraten: "sauerbraten: security issues with transmitted map cfgs"
    unsuccessfully apply upstream patch
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2012-09-09 22:12:43 +0200
RC bugs 2012/36
highlight of the week: I "wrote" (i.e. copypasted) my first patch in haskell some days ago :) – apart from that, nothing exciting:
  • #618569 – avelsieve: "Failure of authentication on TLS connections"
    apply upstream patch, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #657046 – alpine: "alpine: Alpine uses DES-56 in violation of RFC 5751"
    point to upstream commit, NMUed by a fellow DD during the Dublin BSP
  • #657465 – conserver-client: "conserver-client: prompting due to modified conffiles which where not modified by the user"
    send patch to the BTS
  • #679069 – viewvc: "CVE-2012-3356 / CVE-2012-3357"
    send patch to the BTS
  • #680818 – src:yate: "yate: FTBFS: build-dependency not installable: libopenh323-dev"
    review patch and add pointer to packaging svn
  • #682351 – git-annex: "git-annex: build fails because of failing tests"
    confirm problems in p/cowbuilder and add proposed patches, quickly applied by maintainer
  • #682412 – dynamips: "dynamips: FTBFS with multiarch paths: cc: error: /usr/lib/libelf.a: No such file or directory"
    send alternative patch to the BTS
  • #684758 – libphone-utils0-dbg: "libphone-utils0-dbg: /usr/share/doc/libphone-utils0-dbg empty after squeeze->wheezy upgrade"
    remove doc dir in preinst, it's a symlink now, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684843 – src:krusader: "krusader: FTBFS: tstring.h:137:5: error: 'make_pair' was not declared in this scope, and no declarations were found by argument-dependent lookup at the point of instantiation [-fpermissive]"
    tag unreproducible
  • #685376 – makedev: "postinst fails on non-default Debian kernels and is useless on =<3.4"
    drop check for kernel version >= 2.4, QA upload
  • #685542 – d-push: "d-push: Error when using https://myserver/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync"
    update directory variable in debian patch as suggested by "nb", upload to DELAYED/2
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2012-09-02 17:19:47 +0200
RC bugs 2012/35
not my Best RCBW Week Ever. – anyway, here's what I've done:
  • #669625 – gummi: "gummi: Gummi should depend on enchant"
    add missing dependency, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684433 – gdal-bin: "gdal-bin: FTBFS when ruby1.9.1 installed"
    add info to the bug report
  • #684778 – pythontracer: "pythontracer: missing dependency on python-gtk2"
    add missing dependency, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684808 – src:mapserver: "mapserver: FTBFS: ld: cannot find -lstdc++"
    add missing build dependency (hint from Arto Jantunen), upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684833 – src:argyll: "argyll: FTBFS: ld: cannot find -lconv"
    verify bug unreproducibility
  • #684837 – src:gst-buzztard: "gst-buzztard: FTBFS: plugin.c:403:3: error: too many arguments to function 'bml_setup'"
    reproduce bug and add info to the BTS
  • #684855 – src:fusioninventory-agent: "fusioninventory-agent: FTBFS: tests failed"
    some unsuccessful debugging
  • #684860 – src:ruby-mocha: "ruby-mocha: FTBFS: tests failed"
    verify bug unreproducibility
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