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2013-02-24 18:27:26 +0100
RC bugs 2013/08

here's the list of RC bugs I've worked on during the last week:

  • #685110 – release.debian.org: "tpu: dhelp/0.6.20+nmu1"
    point to the patch in #699261, upload to t-p-u after ACK from release team
  • #699785 – src:virtuoso-opensource: "virtuoso-opensource: may FTBFS depending on time of day"
    propose an alternative patch
  • #700343 – src:virtuoso-opensource: "virtuoso-opensource: Doesn't stop on failure"
    merge with #699785
  • #700350 – dovecot-core: "dovecot-core: fails to upgrade from squeeze to bpo: Can't locate feature.pm in @INC"
    mark as fixed in the recent version
  • #700951 – libwww-youtube-download-perl: "libwww-youtube-download-perl: Versions before 0.41 broken after YouTube website changes"
    report a new RC bug (sorry) (pkg-perl), later removed from testing
  • #701182 – avelsieve: "avelsieve: Uses deprecated/removed session_unregister PHP function"
    prepare a patch, taken from upstream SVN
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2013-02-17 21:04:15 +0100
RC bugs 2013/07

here's the list of my contributions around release-critical bugs for the last week:

  • #698582 – isc-dhcp-client: "isc-dhcp-client: prompting due to modified conffiles which were not modified by the user: /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf"
    prepare an improved patch after feedback on IRC, included in maintainer upload
  • #699124 – src:libbusiness-isbn-perl: "[PATCH] Resolve FTBFS based on new group data"
    apply upstream patches, forwarded by Dan Chen/Ubuntu (pkg-perl)
  • #699258 – src:libio-async-loop-glib-perl: "libio-async-loop-glib-perl: FTBFS: test failed"
    some debugging (pkg-perl)
  • #699743 – emms: "emms: fails to upgrade lenny -> squeeze -> wheezy: emms-setup.el:96:8:Error: Symbol's value as variable is void: emms-directory"
    reproduce the issue, without finding a solution; confirmed by yet another DD
  • #699853 – icedove-gcontactsync: "icedove-gcontactsync: incompatibility with icedove-10.0.12"
    ask submitter for a test to isolate affected versions, later closed by maintainer
  • #700350 – dovecot-core: "dovecot-core: fails to upgrade from squeeze to bpo: Can't locate feature.pm in @INC"
    add some information to the bug report, fix in preparation by others
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2013-02-15 23:27:13 +0100
30

I just realized that I'm living between those mountains since 30 years now.
roughly 70% of my life.

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2013-02-10 21:04:22 +0100
RC bugs 2013/06

until a few hours ago I thought there wouldn't be anything for my weekly RC bug report. then I at least found one bug to work on:

  • #698582 – isc-dhcp-client: "isc-dhcp-client: prompting due to modified conffiles which were not modified by the user: /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf"
    some triaging, prepare preliminary patch

let's take the declining number of (easy to fix) RC bugs as a sign that the release is getting closer …

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2013-02-03 16:39:48 +0100
RC bugs 2013/05

this week's report comes live from FOSDEM; which doesn't mean I've been doing any RC bug work here, I've looked at all the mentioned bugs below earlier this week. & as you can see, most was just a bit triaging …

  • #698631 – typo3: "typo3: copyright file missing after upgrade (policy 12.5)"
    replace directory with symlink in postinst, upload to DELAYED/5
  • #699252 – src:ldiskfsprogs: "ldiskfsprogs: FTBFS: build-dependency not installable: lustre-dev"
    add some info to the bug report, then removed from testing
  • #699254 – src:libpdfbox-java: "libpdfbox-java: FTBFS: cp: missing file operand"
    replace removed packages with poppler-data in Build-Depends-Indep
  • #699255 – src:ruby-activeresource-2.3: "ruby-activeresource-2.3: FTBFS: test_load_yaml_array(BaseTest) fails"
    tag confirmed
  • #699256 – src:cglib: "cglib: FTBFS: 1) testFailOnMemoryLeak(net.sf.cglib.proxy.TestEnhancer)junit.framework.AssertionFailedError: Memory leak caused by Enhancer"
    investigate and tag unreproducible
  • #699258 – src:libio-async-loop-glib-perl: "libio-async-loop-glib-perl: FTBFS: test failed"
    confirm and forward upstream
  • #699259 – src:gnuradio: "gnuradio: FTBFS: XML parsing error"
    tag unreproducible; later downgraded by the release team
  • #699261 – src:dhelp: "dhelp: FTBFS: build-dependency not installable: libgettext-ruby-util"
    prepare patches
  • #699263 – src:pspp: "pspp: FTBFS: 293. expressions - datediff (evaluate.at:1560): FAILED (evaluate.at:1560)"
    tag confirmed
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