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2014-11-30 22:59:29 +0100
RC bugs 2014/47-48

these are the RC bugs I've worked on during the last two weeks:

  • #752465 – libgdbm3: "Multi-Arch:same file conflict for any pair of architectures"
    propose to close as duplicate, done so by release team
  • #759960 – src:libcatalyst-engine-psgi-perl: "libcatalyst-engine-psgi-perl: FTBFS: dh_auto_test: make -j1 test returned exit code 2"
    request package removal (pkg-perl)
  • #767010 – kadu-dev: "kadu-dev: KaduTargets.cmake hardcodes amd64 path"
    raise severity, ask about potential fix in recent upload, then close
  • #767671 – ekeyd: "ekeyd: fails to remove: subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1"
    apply patch from Cameron Norman, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #767842 – ruby-actionpack-action-caching: "ruby-actionpack-action-caching: fails to upgrade from 'wheezy' - trying to overwrite /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/action_controller/caching/actions.rb"
    propose patch (adding Breaks+Replaces), closed by maintainer the same way
  • #768710 – src:biojava3-live: "biojava3-live: FTBFS in jessie: dh_install: libbiojava3-java-doc missing files (doc/biojava/*), aborting"
    propose patch (add encoding information)
  • #768798 – libgdbm3: "libgdbm3:i386: changelog.Debian.gz different from libgdbm3:amd64"
    diagnose as possible duplicate of #752465
  • #769214 – src:dmtcp: "dmtcp: FTBFS in jessie: test failures"
    add info to the bug report
  • #769336 – request-tracker4: "request-tracker4: fails to upgrade from 'wheezy': /usr/share/dbconfig-common/scripts/request-tracker4/upgrade/sqlite3/4.2.3 exited with non-zero status [SEGFAULT]"
    add info to the bug report, tag unreproducible, close later
  • #769670 – ola-rdm-tests: "ola-rdm-tests: FTBFS in a sid chroot with pbuilder (no network)"
    provide more test results
  • #769820 – par2: "par2: "par2repair file.par2 *" buggy, fixed in latest git version 0.6.11"
    sponsor maintainer upload
  • #769833 – src:trac: "[trac] Some sources are not included in your package"
    propose patch which repacks the tarball, applied and uploaded by maintainer
  • #770411 – mpi-specs: "mpi-specs: postinst uses /usr/share/doc content (Policy 12.3)"
    drop (broken call from postinst and then whole) postinst, upload to DELAYED/5
  • #770648 – src:hiredis: "hiredis: FTBFS: Test failure"
    more triaging/testing
  • #770762 – src:libinline-java-perl: "libinline-java-perl: Build dependencies are too loose"
    upload package prepared by Peter Pentchev (pkg-perl)
  • #770844 – src:libinline-java-perl: "[libinline-java-perl] FTBFS twice in a row"
    upload package prepared by Peter Pentchev (pkg-perl)
  • #770845 – src:libinline-java-perl: "[libinline-java-perl] FTBFS: Assumes a decimal point during the tests"
    upload package prepared by Peter Pentchev (pkg-perl)
  • #771361 – sponsorship-requests: "RFS: roxterm/2.9.5-1"
    sponsor maintainer upload
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2014-11-16 23:07:24 +0100
RC bugs 2014/45-46

I was not much at home during the last two weeks, so not much to report about RC bug activities. – some general observations:

  1. the RC bug count is still relatively low, even after lucas' archive rebuild.
  2. the release team is extremely fast in handling unblock request - kudos! – pro tip: file them quickly after uploading, or some{thing,one} else might be faster :)

my small contributions:

  • #765327 – libnet-dns-perl: "lintian fails if the machine has a link-local IPv6 nameserver configured"
    discuss possible fix with upstream (pkg-perl)
  • #768683 – src:libmoosex-storage-perl: "libmoosex-storage-perl: missing runtime dependencies cause (build) failures in other packages"
    move packages from Recommends to Depends (pkg-perl)
  • #768692 – src:libaudio-mpd-perl: "libaudio-mpd-perl: FTBFS in jessie: Failed test '10 seconds worth of music in the db': got: '9'"
    add patch from Simon McVittie (pkg-perl)
  • #768712 – src:libpoe-component-client-mpd-perl: "libpoe-component-client-mpd-perl: FTBFS in jessie: Failed test '10 seconds worth of music in the db': got: '9'"
    add patch from Simon McVittie (pkg-perl)
  • #769003 – libgluegen2-build-java: "libjogl2-java: FTBFS on arm64, ppc64el, s390x"
    add patch from Colin Watson (pkg-java)
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2014-11-02 22:27:48 +0100
RC bugs 2014/44

this week, my main contribution to fixing RC bugs was to ask others what they think about closing bugs which looked already fixed to me. worked quite fine.

full list:

  • #682420 – src:libpaper: "libpaper: "Multi-Arch: same" but postrm removes arch-independent configuration"
    use DPKG_MAINTSCRIPT_PACKAGE_REFCOUNT before file removal, upload to DELAYED/5
  • #743853 – libpango-1.0-0: "libpango-1.0-0 : Breaks: libpango1.0-0 (< 1.32.5-2) but 1.30.0-1 is to be installed"
    check current jenkins results, then closed by maintainer
  • #754132 – libmcrypt: "libmcrypt: add autoreconf during the build to enable new architectures"
    propose to close bug, done by one of the NMUers
  • #760908 – libmcrypt4: "libmcrypt: another autoreconf fix for arm64 build"
    propose to close bug, done by one of the NMUers
  • #762061 – dkms: "dkms should pull in the correct linux-headers package"
    downgrade
  • #762782 – libprocps3-dev,libprocps4-dev: "libprocps4-dev and libprocps3-dev: error when trying to install together"
    propose to close bug, done by fellow DD
  • #763769 – glabels: "glabels exists with "Abort" when creating a new document"
    prepare patch from upstream git commits, later NMUed by fellow DD
  • #764667 – distcc: "distcc: Trigger cycle causes dpkg to fail processing"
    change triggers from "interest" to "interest-noawait", as proposed by Guillem Jover, upload to DELAYED/5
  • #767041 – kephra: "kephra: Fails with "You did not specify a file name""
    upload with patch prepared by Partha Pratim Mukherjee (pkg-perl)
  • #767066 – gorm.app: "gorm.app: [i386] Crashes when loading .gorm files"
    sponsor maintainer upload
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