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2013-05-26 21:26:57 +0200
RC bugs 2013/21

like last week, I was working on the preparation of the Perl 5.18 transition. besides that I also uploaded some RC bug fixes, mostly by taking patches that came from Ubuntu (kudos!):

  • #683512 – biogenesis: "biogenesis: Transition package to use default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #683519 – bytecode: "bytecode: Transition package to default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #683522 – coco-java: "coco-java: Transition package to use default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #683525 – collectd: "collectd: Transition package to use default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #683543 – jasmin-sable: "jasmin-sable: Transition package to default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2, then uploaded by maintainer
  • #683550 – jfractionlab: "jfractionlab: Transition package to default java implementation; fix java7 compatibility"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684154 – libusb-java: "libusb-java: Transition package to use default java implementation + java 7 compatibility"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684155 – mockito: "mockito: Drop BD on openjdk-6-jdk"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684162 – neobio: "neobio: Transition package to default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #684378 – x11vnc: "x11vnc: Transition package to use default java implementation"
    apply patch from Ubuntu / James Page, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #708766 – libimager-qrcode-perl: "libimager-qrcode-perl: Update for newer libimager-perl needed"
    upload with my patch from last week to DELAYED/2
  • #708840 – src:owl: "owl: FTBFS: configure: error: No terminfo found for this system"
    upload with my patch from last week to DELAYED/2
  • #709676 – src:libapache-authenhook-perl: "libapache-authenhook-perl: FTBFS on i386: $Config{ccflags} lost"
    fix *FLAGS in debian/rules (pkg-perl)

as a side note (or better: question): why are the bugs for the upcoming Apache 2.4 and openjdk-7 transitions classified as 'serious', instead of as 'important', like the Perl 5.18 ones?

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2013-05-19 21:59:27 +0200
RC bugs 2013/20

besides working on the preparation of the Perl 5.18 transition, I also looked into some RC bugs:

  • #542564 – xmlroff: "xmlroff: uses libgnomeprint which is scheduled for removal"
    drop build dependency and disable in ./configure, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #665506 – src:ario: "ario: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    apply patch from Michael Biebl, upload to DELAYED/2, overriden by a faster upload of another bug squashing DD
  • #665530 – src:getstream: "getstream: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    add patch from Michael Biebl, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #665555 – src:gxine: "gxine: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    add info about next build failure to bug report
  • #665573 – src:librcc: "librcc: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    include patch from Colin Watson, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #665579 – src:meanwhile: "meanwhile: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    apply patch from Michael Biebl, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #665609 – src:sagasu: "sagasu: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    apply patch from Michael Biebl, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #665628 – src:xmlroff: "xmlroff: Including individual glib headers no longer supported"
    apply patch from Michael Biebl, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #707686 – dhelp: "dhelp: FTBFS and uninstallable in sid: needs ruby-gettext"
    upload last week's patch to DELAYED/2
  • #708598 – src:libgeo-ip-perl: "libgeo-ip-perl: FTBFS: CAPI must be at least 1.4.8 - Please update"
    upload new upstream release (pkg-perl)
  • #708730 – libanyevent-perl: "libanyevent-perl: architecture specific constants in an arch:all package (again)"
    switch back to arch:any (pkg-perl)
  • #708766 – libimager-qrcode-perl: "libimager-qrcode-perl: Update for newer libimager-perl needed"
    file a bug with patch (update for newer libimager-perl)
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2013-05-12 23:08:00 +0200
RC bugs 2013/19

after the release is before the release. this week I started to pick up my RC bug squashing activities again. first results:

  • #675231 – psad: "psad: prompting due to modified conffiles which were not modified by the user"
    add a comment to the bug report
  • #700527 – libjs-jquery: ""libjs-jquery broken by movabletype-opensource << 5.1.4+dfsg-3~""
    upload to DELAYED/2 with patch (adding Conflicts) prepared by a fellow DD, then uploaded by maintainer
  • #706764 – assaultcube-data: "assaultcube-data: fails to upgrade from squeeze - trying to overwrite /usr/share/man/man6/assaultcube-server.6.gz"
    add Breaks/Replaces as suggested in the bug report, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #707686 – dhelp: "dhelp: FTBFS and uninstallable in sid: needs ruby-gettext"
    file new bug with patch

besides that I've also started to look at the "FTBFS with perl 5.18 in experimental" bugs which are not RC yet. – yes, perl 5.18 is already in experimental!

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