Bug#533265: apt or aptitude update at the beginning of a Lenny upgrade

2009-08-24 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 08/24/2009 02:16:10 AM, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Sun, 23 Aug 2009, Nicolas François wrote: I propose to only recommend updating aptitude (this will update apt anyway), and add a note for the users who prefer to use apt-get rather than aptitude. Fine for me. You can also include both

Bug#552029: closed by Petter Reinholdtsen p...@debian.org (Bug#552029: fixed in sysvinit 2.87dsf-9)

2010-03-22 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 03/21/2010 02:51:17 AM, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote: This is an automatic notification regarding your Bug report which was filed against the initscripts package: #552029: initscripts: checkfs.sh fsck fails because lvm (and md?) swap is not on Thanks for taking the patch. Sorry

Bug#553213: Backtraces

2009-12-17 Thread Karl O. Pinc
I finally figured out how to use gdb with the balsa-dbg package. Here are two backtraces. The first is a crash when pressing the reply-to-all button. The second is from the first core dump I captured: the bts says I said this happened when pressing the reply button. In both cases I think a

Bug#553213: Backtraces

2009-12-17 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 12/17/2009 06:13:56 PM, Peter Bloomfield wrote: Hi Karl! On 12/17/2009 12:17:06 PM Thu, Karl O. Pinc wrote: I finally figured out how to use gdb with the balsa-dbg package. Here are two backtraces. The first is a crash when pressing the reply-to-all button. The second is from

Bug#553213: Backtraces

2009-12-18 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 12/18/2009 07:58:38 AM, Peter Bloomfield wrote: Hi Karl: On 12/17/2009 09:09:43 PM Thu, Karl O. Pinc wrote: FWIW: the code to detect and warn about the issue, avoiding the crash, was installed in August last year, so the possibility of a NULL pointer was known back

Bug#394097: AuthUserFile /dev/null makes the pcfg_openfile() called with NULL filename go away

2009-03-17 Thread Karl O. Pinc
AuthUserFile /dev/null makes the pcfg_openfile() called with NULL filename error in the logs go away. AuthBasicAuthoritative off didn't do the job. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Bug#310668: kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686-smp: aha152x module hangs system when attempting to use scanner

2008-12-04 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 12/04/2008 04:41:32 PM, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 01:43:23AM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686-smp Version: 2.6.8-13 Severity: critical Justification: breaks the whole system Hi, I have an old HP ScanJet 6100C scanner. Either

Bug#592691: incron: Incron needs a new symbol to track files by path

2010-08-11 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: incron Version: 0.5.7-1 Severity: wishlist Incron exhibits somewhat inconsistent behavior in that it tracks files by inode (I assume) but these files are specified by path in the incrontab. So, if you delete a file and re-create it, as some commonly used editors do as part of the

Bug#592692: incron: Root receives undocumented IN_IGNORED event

2010-08-11 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: incron Version: 0.5.7-1 Severity: normal *** Please type your report below this line *** Root, via /etc/incron.d/foo, received an IN_IGNORED event when monitoring file foo when emacs (I believe) deleted foo~ in a second editing session after, in an initial editing session, changing the

Bug#584134: Perhaps the command executes but fails

2010-08-12 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Unlike cron, incron does not report stderr or failure. This makes it hard to debug, which is the subject of another outstanding bug report. The enviornment in which the incron job executes is not the login environment, AFAICT. That could account for a command failing to execute. Try wrapping

Bug#543777: arch2darcs: Fails when multiple files are moved

2009-08-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: arch2darcs Version: 1.0.13 Severity: normal Hi, I've run arch2darcs to convert a arch repo to darcs. It seems to fail when I've moved multiple files in the same tla commit. Note that this is a guess. All I know is that when it fails there are files that need to be moved. The

Bug#553213: Getting a backtrace out of a core dump

2009-11-25 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, I finally got another crash while pressing the reply button while mail was arriving. (I think that's what did it.) So, now I've a core file but gdb -c core bt does not get me anything. I suspect that I'm not running the right image. When starting gdb I get: (no debugging symbols found)

Bug#554439: util-linux: [sfdisk] no way to get rid of dos/linux warning

2009-11-04 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: util-linux Version: 2.13.1.1-1 Severity: minor Hi, There seems to be no way to get rid of the warning message: Warning: extended partition does not start at a cylinder boundary. DOS and Linux will interpret the contents differently. sent to stderr. Neither -L nor -q make it go away.

Bug#555526: linux-image-2.6.26-2-686: 2.6.26-19lenny2 with serial console hangs on boot

2009-11-09 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: linux-image-2.6.26-2-686 Version: 2.6.26-19lenny2 Severity: normal Hello, I upgraded from (I think) 2.6.26-19lenny1 to 2.6.26-19lenny2 with the latest security update and I found my system would hang during the boot. By 'hang' I mean that the boot process seems to stop -- no further

Bug#555526: linux-image-2.6.26-2-686: 2.6.26-19lenny2 with serial console hangs on boot

2009-11-10 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 11/10/2009 10:30:54 AM, dann frazier wrote: On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 01:15:40AM -0600, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.26-2-686 Version: 2.6.26-19lenny2 Severity: normal Hello, I upgraded from (I think) 2.6.26-19lenny1 to 2.6.26-19lenny2 with the latest security

Bug#555526: linux-image-2.6.26-2-686: 2.6.26-19lenny2 with serial console hangs on boot

2009-11-10 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Whoops. Sorry. Hit the send button by accident. On 11/10/2009 10:30:54 AM, dann frazier wrote: On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 01:15:40AM -0600, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.26-2-686 Version: 2.6.26-19lenny2 Severity: normal Hello, I upgraded from (I think) 2.6.26

Bug#553213: balsa: Balsa crashes when opening a window as mail arrives

2009-11-11 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 11/07/2009 05:05:49 AM, Peter Bloomfield wrote: Sorry, I should have been clearer: --g-fatal-warnings is an argument for any Gtk-based app. You can use it like this: o at the console, enter: gdb path/to/balsa r --g-fatal-warnings o when Balsa issues the CRITICAL warning, it

Bug#553213: balsa: Balsa crashes when opening a window as mail arrives

2009-11-11 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 11/11/2009 02:22:52 PM, Peter Bloomfield wrote: BTW: if you do go the terminal route, and you may be running in gdb for quite a while, it's worth handling broken pipes, as (for me) they also occur once or twice a day, and they stop gdb unless you handle them; at the gdb prompt:

Bug#552019: xserver-xorg: Package description implies dpkg-reconfigure sets config

2009-10-22 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: xserver-xorg Version: 1:7.3+20 Severity: minor Hi, The package description says: as well as providing a configuration infrastructure to manage xorg.conf. I took this to mean that dpkg-reconfigure could be used to configure X, whereas it seems that X mostly configures itself now (or X

Bug#552030: initscripts: checkroot.sh can unnecessarly run out of ram

2009-10-22 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: initscripts Version: 2.86.ds1-61 Severity: wishlist Hi, My reading of checkroot.sh is that it will not turn swap on if it detects _any_ lvm or swapfile swap partitions. If there are also regular swap partitions they will not be activated and the fsck of the root filesystem will have

Bug#552029: initscripts: checkfs.sh fsck fails because lvm (and md?) swap is not on

2009-10-22 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: initscripts Version: 2.86.ds1-61 Severity: normal Tags: patch Hi, I've a system where fsck fails at boot because swap is on lvm and fsck runs out of RAM. Consequently, after an fs fsck limit is reached the system won't boot. Please have checkfs.sh run swapon again before fsck to pick

Bug#550164: openvpn: README.Debian does a poor job of explaining multiple connections

2009-10-07 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: openvpn Version: 2.1~rc11-1 Severity: minor Tags: patch The README.Debian file does a poor job of explaining how Debian manages openvpn startup. This is particularly important when automatically starting mulitple client openvpn connections. -- System Information: Debian Release: 5.0.3

Bug#532948: /usr/lib/sqlgrey home dir does not exist

2009-06-12 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: sqlgrey Version: 1.6.8-1 Severity: normal reportbug -o /tmp/sqlgreybug -- System Information: Debian Release: 5.0.1 APT prefers stable APT policy: (500, 'stable') Architecture: i386 (i686) Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core) Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8

Bug#532950: /var/lib/sqlgrey dir warning

2009-06-12 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: sqlgrey Version: 1.6.8-1 Severity: minor *** Please type your report below this line *** I get the following warning when installing sqlgrey: Warning: The home dir /var/lib/sqlgrey you specified can't be accessed: No such file or directory See the transcript below:

Bug#532948: Please delete this bug report

2009-06-12 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hello, I pressed the wrong button. Please delete this bug report, a valid one follows. Thank you. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a

Bug#533264: release-notes: aptitude unhold is broken in etch

2009-06-15 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: release-notes Version: lenny Severity: normal Section 4.2.3. Checking packages status says: ---snip--- It is desirable to remove any holds before upgrading. snip package state for aptitude can be changed using: # aptitude hold package_name Replace hold with unhold to

Bug#533265: release-notes: Initial aptitude upgrade unclear

2009-06-15 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: release-notes Version: lenny Severity: normal Hello, 4.5.4. Upgrade apt and/or aptitude first It is not clear from the text of this section that if you have aptitude installed you should do the: # aptitude install aptitude and not the: # apt-get install apt I've done a few

Bug#533266: release-notes: Look for newly important/required packages

2009-06-15 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: release-notes Version: lenny Severity: normal I think that after upgrade it could be useful to look for packages that should be installed. aptitude search '(~prequired|~pimportant)!~i' When what's important or required changes the upgrade instructions (afaik) don't say how to install

Bug#533267: release-notes: Purging uninstalled packages

2009-06-15 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: release-notes Version: lenny Severity: normal Hi, It almost goes without saying, but at the end of the upgrade process it can be a good idea to purge the configuration files of those packages that are no longer installed. Something like: Examine leftover config files: aptitude

Bug#535093: The problems started with Lenny

2009-06-29 Thread Karl O. Pinc
FWIW, the problems started when I upgraded the system running apt-cacher to Lenny. Before that everything was running fine on etch. (Excepting the warning messages: Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/apt-cacher/apt-cacher-lib.pl line 136, $listpipe line

Bug#535093: apt-cacher: Hangs, leaving processes about

2009-07-01 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 07/01/2009 02:34:00 AM, Mark Hindley wrote: On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:33:14AM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: apt-cacher Version: 1.6.4 Severity: normal Could you upgrade to 1.6.8 and see if that is better. Checksum database handling was changed in 1.6.5. What is the right way

Bug#535093: apt-cacher: Hangs, leaving processes about

2009-07-01 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 07/01/2009 02:34:00 AM, Mark Hindley wrote: On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:33:14AM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: apt-cacher Version: 1.6.4 Severity: normal Could you upgrade to 1.6.8 and see if that is better. Checksum database handling was changed in 1.6.5. I think it is related

Bug#535093: apt-cacher: Hangs, leaving processes about

2009-07-01 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 07/01/2009 01:01:52 PM, Mark Hindley wrote: On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 12:47:23PM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote: On 07/01/2009 02:34:00 AM, Mark Hindley wrote: On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:33:14AM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: apt-cacher Version: 1.6.4 Severity: normal Could you

Bug#553213: balsa: Balsa crashes when opening a window as mail arrives

2009-10-29 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: balsa Version: 2.3.25-1 Severity: normal Hi, Balsa has been crashing a lot on me lately. It appears to happen when new mail arrives at the same time I do something that opens a window, like replying to an email or, perhaps, composing a new email. This started when I upgraded to Lenny.

Bug#553213: It may have to do with selection, or not

2009-10-29 Thread Karl O. Pinc
I just noticed that when I'm reading the last email in the inbox and new mail comes in the mail I'm reading is unselected in the list of messages. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Bug#619354: uswsusp: README.Debian can be updated with: update-initramfs -u -k all

2011-03-22 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: uswsusp Version: 0.7-1.2 Severity: minor Hi, The README.Debian file can now tell users to use: update-initramfs -u -k all to update the initramfs for all their kernels instead of update-initramfs -u which is what it says now. (With a warning about having to update other

Bug#455593: I have the same problem on squeeze

2011-03-22 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: uswsusp Version: 0.7-1.2 Hi, I've the same problem on squeeze. I suspect the problem is that there are no regular swap partitions, only lvm swap partitions. It does not seem to matter if I tell uswswap to use /dev/dm-3 (which for reasons I don't understand is what 'swapon -s' reports)

Bug#619431: release-notes: Upgrading sh from bash to dash requires changes to /etc/passwd.

2011-03-23 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: release-notes Severity: minor Hi, It's bit a little while since I did the upgrade to sqeeuze in question so I'm unclear on the details at the moment. I'll do another soon and may be able to report more. In any case after installing dash and using it as the default sh I found that a

Bug#619509: iceweasel: After allowing cookies preferences can no longer be set to reject cookies

2011-03-24 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: iceweasel Version: 3.5.16-6 Severity: normal Hi, I went to preferences-privacy and checked the button to allow all sites to set cookies. After that calling up preferences-privacy the check boxes regarding cookies went away and was replaced with Iceweasel will remember your browsing,

Bug#619509: iceweasel: After allowing cookies preferences can no longer be set to reject cookies

2011-03-24 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 03/24/2011 12:40:02 PM, Mike Hommey wrote: So, to summarize, as long as the set of checkboxes you chose matches the default behaviour for Remember history, then it switches back to Remember history when you come back to the pref box. This is indeed an upstream issue, but I'm not sure

Bug#552030: Seems fixed in squeeze

2011-03-27 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, As near as I can figure out this problem is not present in squeeze because both md and lvm are activated before checkroot.sh. I've not looked at fuse or anything odd like that but someone might consider looking at this bug and seeing if it should be closed. Karl k...@meme.com Free

Bug#619867: sysvinit: Wrong error message about lvm swap sent when fsck-ing the root fs

2011-03-27 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: sysvinit Version: 2.88dsf-13.1 Severity: minor Hi, /etc/init.d/checkroot.sh has a message that says: Not activating swap on logical volume. However having upgraded to squeeze I see /etc/rcS.d/S07lvm and /etc/rcS.d/S08checkroot, so lvm should always be activated when the root fs is

Bug#619869: sysvinit: Remarks on optimizing swapon

2011-03-27 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: sysvinit Version: 2.88dsf-13.1 Severity: wishlist Hi, Having upgraded to squeeze I notice that mdadm and lvm are always turned on before checkroot.sh is run. This means that the swapon -a run in checkroot.sh will activate all md and lvm swap partitions. (Right?) In this case

Bug#619869: Order reported is after automated re-ordering

2011-03-28 Thread Karl O. Pinc
FYI. The ordering for md assembly, lvm, and checkroot.sh is after switching to the new automated/parallel boot system. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Bug#619431: release-notes: Upgrading sh from bash to dash requires changes to /etc/passwd.

2011-03-28 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 03/28/2011 05:46:05 PM, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote: On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 03:26:26PM -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote: In any case after installing dash and using it as the default sh I found that a number of users in /etc/passwd had /bin/sh as their shell. Needless to say this did

Bug#630401: udev: Multi-function printers need their own group

2011-06-13 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: udev Version: 164-3 Severity: normal Hi, Some (many? most?) multi-function usb printers, those that both scan and print and perhaps do something else expose only a single usb device. Therefore when udev rules assign permissions to the device based on function the alternate

Bug#630402: libhpmud0: Multi-function printers need their own group

2011-06-13 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: libhpmud0 Version: 3.10.6-2 Severity: normal Hi, Some (many? most?) multi-function usb printers, those that both scan and print and perhaps do something else expose only a single usb device. Therefore when udev rules assign permissions to the device based on function the alternate

Bug#630403: sane-utils: Multi-function printers need their own group

2011-06-13 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: sane-utils Version: 1.0.21-9 Severity: normal Hi, Some (many? most?) multi-function usb printers, those that both scan and print and perhaps do something else expose only a single usb device. Therefore when udev rules assign permissions to the device based on function the alternate

Bug#630401: Bug# refs for bugs filed against MFP udev related packages

2011-06-13 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, Here are the bug numbers against the packages I know of that have this problem. (I hope that filing multiple bugs was the right thing to do.) udev: Bug#630401 libhpmud0 (aka hplip): Bug#630402 sane-utils: Bug#630403 Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software:

Bug#630401: udev: Multi-function printers need their own group

2011-06-13 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 06/13/2011 02:10:34 PM, Marco d'Itri wrote: reassign libhpmud0 630401 thanks On Jun 13, Karl O. Pinc k...@meme.com wrote: I believe the right solution is to create a new group (say, an 'mfp' group) for such multi-function devices and give the relavant daemons membership

Bug#630440: bugs.debian.org: BTS cannot easily search for bugs in stable/oldstable/etc.

2011-06-13 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: bugs.debian.org Severity: wishlist Hi, I run stable, and oldstable until I get around to upgrading. When I have a problem I search the BTS for workarounds, more info, and to know whether I should file a bug. My practice is to search all bugs, both archived and unarchived, for the

Bug#617756: closed by Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk (Re: Bug#617756: linux-image-2.6.32-5-686: NMI received for unknown reason 3d on CPU 0.)

2011-03-14 Thread Karl O. Pinc
, 2011-03-11 at 00:22 -0600, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.32-30 Severity: normal *** Please type your report below this line *** Hi, I don't know whether this is a hardware problem or a kernel problem but figured I'd report it. I just upgraded to squeeze

Bug#612316: Sid version of ppa is not supported upstream either

2011-05-12 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, The version of PPA in sid is not supported upstream. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Bug#627357: gnome-desktop-environment: I would like to remove avahi-daemon because mdns slows down PTR lookup

2011-05-19 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: gnome-desktop-environment Version: 1:2.30+7 Severity: wishlist Alternate subject: Make gnome-user-share optional Hi, gnome-desktop-environment depends on gnome-user-share which, eventually, depends on avahi-daemon. MDNS greatly slows down reverse dns (PTR) lookups when there is no PTR

Bug#627434: The package name and short description is terrible

2011-05-20 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: emacs23-common-non-dfsg Version: 23.2+1-1 Severity: normal Hi, The name and description of this package does not describe the package content in any useful sense. The typical user does not care why the documentation was separated into a non-free package -- and has already enabled the

Bug#621626: balsa: Impossible to use mouse to paste additional text into To: address

2011-04-07 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: balsa Version: 2.4.1-1+b1 Severity: normal Tags: upstream Hi, If I type text into the To: address it is then impossible to use the mouse to paste additional text into the box. I use the mouse to select text from the email body and when I click back on the To: address the entire text of

Bug#499805: I find this super annoying as well

2011-04-07 Thread Karl O. Pinc
It would be nice if the [truncated...] text could be clicked on to toggle display of all the addresses. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a

Bug#610826: Headless servers can waste a core of CPU due to this bug

2011-04-27 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hello, I have also experienced this problem, on a headless server; one that has gdm3 installed so that someone clueless can plug in a monitor, keyboard, and mouse and be comfortable. A sample Xlog is attached. Debian Squeeze (6.0.1). The design I would like to see is one where a simple Press

Bug#625456: 'debtags tagcat' does not output the set of valid tags

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: debtags Version: 1.7.11 Severity: normal Hi, man debtags says: tagcat output the tag vocabulary but tagcat does not seem to output all the tags. Instead it just outputs facets like so: snip Facet: accessibility Description:

Bug#625483: rsyslog: Improve default cron logging

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: rsyslog Version: 4.6.4-2 Severity: wishlist Tags: patch Hi, It would be nice if /var/log/cron.log would log everything more significant than cronjob start/stop times. It's annoying to have to go into /var/log/syslog to find problems with cron. Attached is a patch that works with the

Bug#625491: Requirement that cron.d entries be chmod g-w is undocumented or unnecessary

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, It appears that files in /etc/cron.d must not be group writable. This is not documented and does not seem to be necessary. It would be nice if the requirement did not exist. (Note: I did not check to see if this problem exists with

Bug#625492: Errors preventing crontab execution should be logged at higher priority

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, Files in /etc/cron.d that have group write permissions will not have their cronjobs run. I configured /etc/rsyslog.conf with the line: cron.notice /var/log/cron.log and the log message that indicates there is a problem

Bug#625493: cron: Error message regarding group write permission is not clear

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, Files in /etc/cron.d that have group write permissions will not have their cronjobs run. The log message which results provides no guideance as to exactly what is wrong with the

Bug#625495: cron: Cron does not recover well from a BAD INODE INFO error

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, When cron finds a crontab file has the wrong permissions (and perhaps the wrong owner, I didn't check) it refuses to execute the cronjobs in that file until the file is deleted and re-created. It is not enough to correct the problem and

Bug#625498: cron: Cron does not check permissions of linked file when symlink is first created

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, Files in /etc/cron.d that have group write permissions will not have their cronjobs run but if /etc/cron.d/ contains a symlink to a file with group write permissions the cron jobs in that file are run. After the content of the file is

Bug#625483: Acknowledgement (rsyslog: Improve default cron logging)

2011-05-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
For more info on cron's syslog priority levels see Bug #625492 Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble?

Bug#625498: cron: Cron does not check permissions of linked file when symlink is first created

2011-05-07 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 05/07/2011 06:32:14 PM, Christian Kastner wrote: tag 625498 + unreproducible moreinfo On 05/03/2011 11:06 PM, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Files in /etc/cron.d that have group write permissions will not have their cronjobs run but if /etc/cron.d/ contains a symlink to a file with group write

Bug#625498: cron: Cron does not check permissions of linked file when symlink is first created

2011-05-10 Thread Karl O. Pinc
You can close and discard this bug report. It's wrong, and what's not wrong is covered by other bug reports. Thanks for your patience. On 05/07/2011 06:32:14 PM, Christian Kastner wrote: tag 625498 + unreproducible moreinfo On 05/03/2011 11:06 PM, Karl O. Pinc wrote: Files in /etc/cron.d

Bug#614173: release-notes: chainload to grub2 once is a good option for people with remote boxes

2011-02-19 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: release-notes Severity: wishlist Hi, People who do not have immediate physical access to their boxes may be nervous about testing the chainloading of grub2. It'd be nice to have something in an appendix that tells them how to use grub1 to chainload boot grub2 only once, and fallback to

Bug#644221: iptables-restore man page out of date

2011-10-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: iptables Version: 1.4.8-3 Severity: normal Hi, The iptables-restore man page is out of date. iptables-restore -h says Usage: iptables-restore [-b] [-c] [-v] [-t] [-h] [ --binary ] [ --counters ] [ --verbose ] [ --test ] [ --help ] [ --noflush ]

Bug#630440: Using the web interface to search for bugs in stable

2012-06-25 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, Thanks for the reply. I don't see how to use the Misc option to set dist=stable. Perhaps the include bugs option could set dist? (or have another drop-down in the Misc section?) Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein

Bug#630440: Using the web interface to search for bugs in stable

2012-06-25 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 06/25/2012 12:48:41 PM, Don Armstrong wrote: On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Karl O. Pinc wrote: I don't see how to use the Misc option to set dist=stable. There is a drop down in the Misc section which you can use to set dist=stable. It is set to unstable by default. I'm sorry, I don't see

Bug#630440: Using the web interface to search for bugs in stable

2012-06-25 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 06/25/2012 02:10:18 PM, Don Armstrong wrote: On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Karl O. Pinc wrote: On 06/25/2012 12:48:41 PM, Don Armstrong wrote: On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Karl O. Pinc wrote: I don't see how to use the Misc option to set dist=stable. There is a drop down in the Misc section

Bug#630440: Using the web interface to search for bugs in stable

2012-06-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 06/26/2012 10:48:04 AM, Don Armstrong wrote: On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Karl O. Pinc wrote: On 06/25/2012 02:10:18 PM, Don Armstrong wrote: On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Karl O. Pinc wrote: On 06/25/2012 12:48:41 PM, Don Armstrong wrote: On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Karl O. Pinc wrote: I don't

Bug#49682: Logrotate now has a dateext directive

2011-10-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, I believe that the dateext directive closes this bug. Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble?

Bug#539607: Dateext may close this bug

2011-10-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, The addition of the dateext directive may or may not be enough to close this bug. Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject

Bug#551888: Yes, please make dateext the default

2011-10-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
I agree completely. dateext should be the default. Look at all the wishlist bugs regarding sorting that would not be filed if dateext was the default. FWIW it's now the default on RH systems. (If necessary allow %H and %S to be used in dateformat to better support more frequent rotation and

Bug#620043: Duplicate bug, might be closed now that dateext exists

2011-10-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, There's other bugs with the same complaint. This bug might be closed now that dateext exists, or not. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org

Bug#256275: This should either be reopened or closed

2011-10-26 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, This may be referring to an old logrotate written in shell, in which case it should be closed. Otherwise, since dash, a posix shell, not bash is now the default system shell you might want to consider re-opening and fixing this. Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay

Bug#647939: RFP: certwatch -- generate SSL certificate expiry warnings

2011-11-07 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist This is handy. I wrote my own, but why re-invent the wheel? DESCRIPTION The certwatch program is used to issue warning mail when an SSL certificate is about to expire. It's part of the RH crypto-utils package. This includes genkey: DESCRIPTION

Bug#647939: The /etc/cron.daily/certwatch script looks useful too

2011-11-09 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, The RH cron.daily script queries httpd (apache) for certificates to check. So this is handy too -- if the only certs are for apache. Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Bug#686223: /etc/cron.d/foo lines are silently truncated

2012-08-30 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: cron Version: 3.0pl1-116 Severity: normal Hi, Lines in crontabs in /etc/cron.d/ are silently truncated before command execution. Having a line length limit is not in itself a bad thing, but the program should complain when the limit is exceeded instead of silently truncating. As it

Bug#663606: mount(1) does not make the default mount options clear

2012-03-12 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: mount Version: 2.17.2-9 Severity: minor Hi, The mount(1) page does not make clear what mount options are used by default. Likewise, it does not document what is omitted from the output of mount because it is a default mount option. The closest mount(1) comes is in the strictatime

Bug#661152: puttygen 2048 bit rsa keys have 2047 bit fingerprints

2012-02-24 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: putty Version: 0.60+2010-02-20-1 Severity: normal Tags: upstream Hi, When making 2048 bit rsa keys with puttygen about half the time puttygen reports the key to be 2047 bits in the fingerprint. I tried this with the putty snapshot putty-0.62-2012-02-24.tar.gz as well (from

Bug#661152: IT seems the key itself is 2047 bits

2012-02-24 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, Looking at the keys with openssl (after converting to openssh-private with puttygen) it seems some of the keys themselves are 2047 bits. for f in $(ls) ; do puttygen $f -O private-openssh -o /dev/stdout \ | openssl rsa -text done Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay

Bug#557175: pushed too much to the right side on the man page

2011-11-25 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: lsof Version: 4.81.dfsg.1-1 Severity: normal This seems the same bug as #520587. -- System Information: Debian Release: 6.0.3 APT prefers stable APT policy: (500, 'stable') Architecture: i386 (i686) Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores) Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8,

Bug#659200: qpopper: Directory /var/spool/popbull does not exist

2012-02-08 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: qpopper Version: 4.0.9.dfsg-1.2 Severity: minor Hi, qpopper is generating messages in the mail log like: in.qpopper[1760]: Unable to open bulletin directory '/var/spool/popbull': No such file or directory (2) [pop_bull.c:386] There's nothing in the docs about how to turn off the

Bug#658028: usbmount: Udev should not wait for mounting

2012-01-30 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: usbmount Version: 0.0.21 Severity: important Hello, Usbmount is run directly from the udev rule engine and the rule engine must wait for usbmount to complete. This is wrong. If usbmount is not going to run as a daemon I imagine it should at least detach before doing any work. From

Bug#718471: iceweasel: Root Verisign cert allowed to sign code in ff but not iceweasel

2013-07-31 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: iceweasel Version: 17.0.7esr-1~deb7u1 Severity: important Hi, I'm finding that the root cert CN=VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary Certification Authority - G5 is not authorized to sign java code. Specifically, I'm running icetea and I get a cert popup when trying to run java code signed

Bug#718471: closed by Mike Hommey m...@glandium.org (Re: Bug#718471: iceweasel: Root Verisign cert allowed to sign code in ff but not iceweasel)

2013-07-31 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 07/31/2013 11:30:05 PM, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote: Let's see with the security team. What's our policy on CA updates for stable? Has this been fixed in testing or sid? Mozilla seems to handle this with a change to code, which means a backport would work. If it hasn't been fixed, it

Bug#718471: closed by Mike Hommey m...@glandium.org (Re: Bug#718471: iceweasel: Root Verisign cert allowed to sign code in ff but not iceweasel)

2013-07-31 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Seems to be fixed in sid. For reasons I don't get even though wheezy iceweasel says it's version 17 it seems to be based off of version 10 ff, as far as I can tell from a position of ignorance. Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A.

Bug#718471: iceweasel: Root Verisign cert allowed to sign code in ff but not iceweasel

2013-08-02 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 08/02/2013 09:37:17 AM, Mike Hommey wrote: Hu, my bad, this was supposed to be 3.13.6. Which suggests it should be good in stable... I just looked, and the signing bit seems to be on in the stable source code. I could simply be wrong and this isn't the problem, but I am getting a cert

Bug#714899: dropbear's cryptroot setup does not use the system's host keys

2013-07-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: dropbear Version: 2012.55-1.3 Severity: normal Tags: patch Dear Maintainer, When installing dropbear after creating a cryptroot setup dropbear creates new keys in /etc/initramfs-tools/etc/dropbear/ instead of using the keys in /etc/dropbear/. This can cause headaches when the ssh

Bug#714900: dropbear: There is no warning when the cryptroot host key differs from the regular host key

2013-07-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
/default/dropbear that disables this warning message but I thought it best to keep things simple. Regards, Karl O. Pinc -- System Information: Debian Release: 7.1 APT prefers stable APT policy: (500, 'stable'), (500, 'oldstable') Architecture: amd64 (x86_64) Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w

Bug#714899: Another work-around

2013-07-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, Of course another workaround is to copy the keys in /etc/dropbear/ to /etc/initramfs-tools/etc/dropbear/ and run update-initramfs -u or similar. Regards, Karl k...@meme.com Free Software: You don't pay back, you pay forward. -- Robert A. Heinlein -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email

Bug#714899: An alternate approach

2013-07-03 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Hi, An alternate approach would be to have the intramfs-tools hook try to copy the default host keys before it goes ahead and creates new keys. It's hard to say whether this makes sense. The only time there would be a difference between this alternate approach and the patch submitted is if the

Bug#714945: dropbear does not remove initramfs host keys on package purge

2013-07-04 Thread Karl O. Pinc
Package: dropbear Version: 2012.55-1.3 Severity: normal Tags: patch Hi, Purging the dropbear package does not remove the initramfs host keys from /etc/initramfs-tools/etc/dropbear/. The attached untested patch to dropbear.postrm should fix this. -- System Information: Debian Release: 7.1 APT

Bug#714899: dropbear's cryptroot setup does not use the system's host keys

2013-07-04 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 07/04/2013 01:25:59 AM, Jérémy Bobbio wrote: Hi Karl, Karl O. Pinc: When installing dropbear after creating a cryptroot setup dropbear creates new keys in /etc/initramfs-tools/etc/dropbear/ instead of using the keys in /etc/dropbear/. This can cause headaches when the ssh client

Bug#714945: dropbear does not remove initramfs host keys on package purge

2013-07-04 Thread Karl O. Pinc
On 07/04/2013 09:46:22 AM, Jérémy Bobbio wrote: Karl O. Pinc: --- dropbear.postrm 2012-02-23 07:47:05.0 -0600 +++ dropbear.postrm-new 2013-07-04 09:34:56.254791444 -0500 @@ -7,6 +7,11 @@ rm -f /etc/dropbear/dropbear_dss_host_key rmdir --ignore-fail-on-non-empty /etc

Bug#714952: cryptsetup: The dropbear portion of README.Debian does not mention host key issues

2013-07-04 Thread Karl O. Pinc
patch README.Debian.patch (patched against sid cryptsetup-1.6.1) adds additional information regarding this issue. Regards, Karl O. Pinc --- README.Debian.orig 2013-07-04 10:24:24.141447222 -0500 +++ README.Debian 2013-07-04 10:25:33.423820089 -0500 @@ -217,8 +217,19 @@ $ scp remote.system.com

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