Package: sponsorship-requests
Severity: normal [important for RC bugs, wishlist for new packages]

Dear mentors,

  I am looking for a sponsor for my package "partimage" build of the
orphan'ed package.
  - it includes some fixes to address issues identified in the -1
upload (thanks for the comments).


* Package name    : partimage
  Version         : 0.6.9-2
  Upstream Author : Orphaned package
* URL             :
* License         : GPLv2
  Section         : admin

  It builds these binary packages:

    partimage  - backup partitions into a compressed image file
    partimage-server - server to use partimage across a network

  To access further information about this package, please visit the
  following URL:

  Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

    dget -x

  More information about partimage can be obtained from

  Changes since the last upload:
  * QA upload
  * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8. No further changes.
  * Detail of patch changes in previous release missing
    - renamed 03-ftbfs-zlib.patch to 01-ftbfs-zlib.patch
  * Fix spelling error reported by lintian
    - let's replaced by lets
  Changes in previous release
    * New upstream release.
    * Drop now redundant patches as now in new upstream release:
      - 01-openssl.patch
      - 02-format-security.patch

    new upstream release (from upstream's changelog):
    0.6.9) 2010-07-25:
    applied modifications by Vadim S. (
    applied patch nvieville_server_closenowait_clients_number.patch from
    Nicolas Vieville
    applied patch nvieville_filesel_NEWT_FLAG_SCROLL.patch from Nicolas Vieville
    applied patch partimage-0.6.7-chown.patch from mandriva (on
    applied patch partimage-0.6.8-format-security.patch from mandriva
    applied patches from Nicolas Vieville to fix compilation warnings with
    gcc-4.4 / glibc-2.10
    applied patches from Nicolas Vieville to improve internationalisation
    (mostly on partimaged)
    applied patches from Nicolas Vieville to free ressources in netclient
    (fixes memory leaks)
    applied patches from Nicolas Vieville to fix issues with openssl-1.0.0
    allow different versions to connect as long as they use the same
    protocol and ssl/login options

I have created a vfat image (it still has the same slightly clunky X
windows  / function key interface) and can read the image

     Andrew Worsley

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