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2009-12-20 20:47:14 +0100
RC bugs 2009/51
after attending the Munich BSP 3 weeks ago (thanks for inviting me, & thanks especially to Stefan for hosting me) I've tasted blood & started to look at our RC bugs more often. I'm still far from zack's RCBW frequency; but I thought I'd give a short overview anyway; maybe it motivates others to chime in? – So here's a list of RC bugs I've touched in the last weeks (not counting some merges in the BTS):
  • #375025 – libzorpll: "libzorpll: FTBFS on GNU/kFreeBSD (due to unsatisfied Build-Depends on libcap-dev)"
    apply patch from the BTS, upload to DELAYED/2 (ok, technically not RC)
  • #544879 – clutter: "Missing libclutter-doc package"
    add comment at turmzimmer and BTS
  • #548616 – licq: "fails to build with gcc-4.4"
    apply patch from the BTS, upload
  • #553009 – libzorpll3.0.6: "libzorpll3.0.6: postinst-must-call-ldconfig /usr/lib/ by the dynamic library loader. Therefore, the package must call "ldconfig" in its postinst script."
    create post{rm,inst} and add dh_makeshlibs, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #553230 – libapache2-mod-macro: "libapache2-mod-macro: missing-dependency-on-libc needed by ./usr/lib/apache2/modules/ but the package doesn't depend on the C library package. Normally this indicates that ${shlibs: Depends} was omitted from the Depends line for this package in debian/control."
    apply patch from the BTS, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #553560 – chiark-backup: "chiark-backup: file-in-etc-not-marked-as-conffile /etc/chiark-backup/snap/nosnap"
    add file to conffiles, upload to DELAYED/5
  • #556214 – pyspi: "pyspi: FTBFS: Error: pkg-config could not find x11"
    apply patch from the BTS, upload to DELAYED/2
  • #559077 – google-gadgets-common: "google-gadgets-common: needs to depend on shared-mime-info because of postinst"
    add comment at turmzimmer
  • #560637 – src:libdatetime-format-dateparse-perl: "libdatetime-format-dateparse-perl: FTBFS: tests failed"
    apply patch from upstream bug tracker, upload (ok, I'm in Uploaders)
  • so gar I got 4 "thank you" mails, two offers to adopt a package, & no complaints.
  • we really have interesting packages in the archive; look at this nice stanza in the PTS: Lintian reports 5 errors and 221 warnings about this package. You should make the package lintian clean getting rid of them.
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