Bug#932644: reconfigure writes to /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive

2019-07-24 Thread Marc Haber
On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 07:20:42PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote: > On 2019-07-21 17:11, Marc Haber wrote: > > Package: locales > > Version: 2.28-10 > > Severity: minor > > > > Hi, > > > > reconfiguring the locales package updates the file > >

Bug#932708: rewrites comments in /etc/locale.gen

2019-07-21 Thread Marc Haber
Package: locales Version: 2.28-10 Severity: minor Hi, a least in buster and later, reconfiguring locales will rewrite the comments in /etc/locale.gen which indicate available locales. This might confuse file integrity checkers and causes value ping-pong with configuration management systems.

Bug#932644: reconfigure writes to /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive

2019-07-21 Thread Marc Haber
Package: locales Version: 2.28-10 Severity: minor Hi, reconfiguring the locales package updates the file /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive. I am not sure whether this is allowed by policy, hence severity: minor. Maybe this file would better be in /var. Greetings Marc -- System Information:

Bug#930486: rewrites /etc/default file even if no functional change

2019-06-13 Thread Marc Haber
Package: locales Version: 2.28-10 Severity: minor File: /usr/sbin/update-locale Hi, when I invoke /usr/sbin/update-locale, the /etc/default/locale file gets changed even if there was no functional change. This might trigger intrusion detection mechanisms. Please consider adapting the script to

Bug#864480: why is en_DK included but not en_DE?

2017-06-15 Thread Marc Haber
On Fri, Jun 09, 2017 at 12:15:15PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: > On Fri, Jun 09, 2017 at 11:14:20AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote: > > So what you want is actually LC_LANG=de_DE LANGUAGE=en, right? > > If all software was correct, yes. I have a few programs from the GNOME > ec

Bug#864480: why is en_DK included but not en_DE?

2017-06-09 Thread Marc Haber
On Fri, Jun 09, 2017 at 11:14:20AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote: > Marc Haber, on ven. 09 juin 2017 10:57:12 +0200, wrote: > > frankly, I don't have a clue whether I am filing this against the > > correct package > > No problem, we reassign :) Thanks! > > I am a nativ

Bug#864480: why is en_DK included but not en_DE?

2017-06-09 Thread Marc Haber
Package: locales Version: 2.24-11 Severity: wishlist Hi, frankly, I don't have a clue whether I am filing this against the correct package or whether I would need to talk to some (which?) upstream for this, but maybe you can point me in the correct direction if I am wrong here. I am a native

Bug#627531: mishandles 'options rotate' if only one IPv6 nameserver is given

2011-05-21 Thread Marc Haber
Package: libc6 Version: 2.11.2-11 Severity: normal Hi, this may be a duplicate of #593571, and I am not in the situation to test the patch given in #593571 at the moment due to time constraints, but I'll file it separately since it is easier to merge than to split ;) Steps to reproduce: - in

Bug#466026: libc6: doesn't upgrade from etch

2008-02-15 Thread Marc Haber
Package: libc6 Version: 2.3.6.ds1-13etch4 Severity: important Hi, libc6 does not cleanly upgrade from etch to sid. Steps to reproduce: unpack etch chroot update sources.list to sid aptitude update aptitude install libc6 [5/[EMAIL PROTECTED] etch]:~$ dpkg --list libc6

Bug#466027: tzdata: does not update from etch to sid

2008-02-15 Thread Marc Haber
Package: tzdata Version: 2007k-3 Severity: important Hi, # debootstrap --resolve-deps etch foo http://your.mirror.example/debian/ # chroot foo apt-get update # chroot foo apt-get install debfoster # chroot foo debfoster -o MaxPriority=required -o UseRecommends=no -f -n apt debfoster # chroot

Bug#425610: locales: dpkg-reconfigure fails: unexpected end of file

2007-07-12 Thread Marc Haber
On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 04:16:15PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 11:11:02AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote: I am unable to reproduce this bug. Could you please add a -x to the first line of /var/lib/dpkg/info/locales.postinst (after #! /bin/sh) and rerun it again

Bug#425610: locales: dpkg-reconfigure fails: unexpected end of file

2007-05-30 Thread Marc Haber
. Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header Mannheim, Germany | lose things.Winona Ryder | Fon: *49 621 72739834 Nordisch by Nature | How to make an American Quilt

Bug#425610: locales: dpkg-reconfigure fails: unexpected end of file

2007-05-22 Thread Marc Haber
Package: locales Version: 2.5-8 Severity: normal $ sudo env DEBIAN_FRONTEND=readline dpkg-reconfigure locales Configuring locales --- Locales are a framework to switch between multiple languages and allow users to use their language, country, characters, collation order, etc.

please provide package to allow static link agains libc6-xen

2006-10-06 Thread Marc Haber
clone #391353 -1 retitle -1 please provide package to allow static link agains libc6-xen reassign -1 glibc submitter -1 Marc Haber [EMAIL PROTECTED] block #391353 with -1 thanks On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 08:58:16AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: [snip bug report about statically linked aide binary

Bug#345639: marked as done (nl_langinfo(YESEXPR) ignores LANGUAGE, no apparent workaround)

2006-02-12 Thread Marc Haber
this? Denis, is there any documentation about the LC, LANG, LANGUAGE variables where I could read up on this stuff? Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header Mannheim, Germany

Bug#330929: how can adduser reliably find out wheter nscd is running?

2005-10-04 Thread Marc Haber
On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 01:28:07PM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote: On Mon, Oct 03, 2005 at 06:07:26PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: That's how we're going to do it in the future. I would, however, like to have the fact documented that it is not an error to run nscd -i if no daemon is running. What

Bug#330929: how can adduser reliably find out wheter nscd is running?

2005-10-04 Thread Marc Haber
On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 02:38:56PM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote: On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 02:18:18PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: I am concerned about nscd suddenly giving an actual error message instead of silently returning non-zero, which might confuse the users. Well, my personal preference

Bug#330929: how can adduser reliably find out wheter nscd is running?

2005-10-04 Thread Marc Haber
adduser if neccessary. Thanks for trying to help. You can close this bug if you want to. Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header Mannheim, Germany | lose things

Bug#330929: how can adduser reliably find out wheter nscd is running?

2005-10-03 Thread Marc Haber
On Mon, Oct 03, 2005 at 05:52:59PM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote: On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 04:05:40PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: However, this heuristics has recently begun to fail because the pidfile has moved from /var/run to /var/run/nscd. Instead of changing adduser to check for both files

Bug#330929: how can adduser reliably find out wheter nscd is running?

2005-09-30 Thread Marc Haber
Package: nscd Severity: wishlist adduser needs to invalidate certain nscd tables after changes were done. Today, it looks for the pid file of nscd to find out whether nscd is running, and then calls nscd via system() with -i and the appropriate arguments. However, this heuristics has recently

Bug#321719: libc6: locale -a returns values even if locales package is not installed

2005-08-17 Thread Marc Haber
and POSIX. Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header Mannheim, Germany | lose things.Winona Ryder | Fon: *49 621 72739834 Nordisch by Nature | How to make an American

Bug#321719: libc6: locale -a returns values even if locales package is not installed

2005-08-07 Thread Marc Haber
Package: libc6 Version: 2.3.2.ds1-22 Severity: normal Hi, $ locale -a locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory C POSIX de_DE de_DE.iso88591 [EMAIL PROTECTED] de_DE.utf8 [EMAIL PROTECTED] deutsch german $ dpkg --list locales

Bug#321719: libc6: locale -a returns values even if locales package is not installed

2005-08-07 Thread Marc Haber
found #321719 2.3.5-3 thanks On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 09:43:06AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: Package: libc6 Version: 2.3.2.ds1-22 Severity: normal Actually, the system I have found that bug on runs 2.3.5-3. I cannot verify wether 2.3.2.ds1-22 actually has the bug since I do not have a 2.3.2

Bug#225872: linux-kernel-headers: build and clean give truckload of [: =: unary operator expected errors

2004-01-02 Thread Marc Haber
Package: linux-kernel-headers Version: 2.5.999-test7-bk-11 Severity: normal Hi, the attached typescript shows examples where debian/rules clean and build show some errors in the patch scripts, complaining about wrong use of test operators. I don't know about cdbs to debug any further. This is

Bug#225671: linux-kernel-headers: please consider making target directory configurable on build time

2004-01-02 Thread Marc Haber
On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 01:24:01PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote: Affected files would be: debian/linux-kernel-headers.install debian/linux-kernel-headers.preinst debian/rules debian/generate-asm.sh testsuite/Makefile Greetings Marc

Bug#225872: linux-kernel-headers: build and clean give truckload of [: =: unary operator expected errors

2004-01-02 Thread Marc Haber
Package: linux-kernel-headers Version: 2.5.999-test7-bk-11 Severity: normal Hi, the attached typescript shows examples where debian/rules clean and build show some errors in the patch scripts, complaining about wrong use of test operators. I don't know about cdbs to debug any further. This is

Bug#225671: linux-kernel-headers: please consider making target directory configurable on build time

2004-01-02 Thread Marc Haber
On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 01:24:01PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote: Affected files would be: debian/linux-kernel-headers.install debian/linux-kernel-headers.preinst debian/rules debian/generate-asm.sh testsuite/Makefile Greetings Marc

Bug#225671: linux-kernel-headers: please consider making target directory configurable on build time

2004-01-02 Thread Marc Haber
-kernel-headers package and carry -I/usr/include/linux-kernel-headers in its Makefile. I don't see where this setup would break the local libc. Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers

Bug#225671: linux-kernel-headers: please consider making target directory configurable on build time

2003-12-31 Thread Marc Haber
, huge backport patches make it harder to backport later versions. Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header Karlsruhe, Germany | lose things.Winona Ryder | Fon

Bug#225650: linux-kernel-headers: missing symlink include/asm - asm-$ARCH causes /usr/include/asm to be used

2003-12-31 Thread Marc Haber
Package: linux-kernel-headers Version: 2.5.999-test7-bk-10 Severity: wishlist Hi, when the package is built, there is no include/asm. This causes /usr/include/asm to be used during package build, which breaks on woody. This will probably cause interesting effects when packaging the next

Bug#225671: linux-kernel-headers: please consider making target directory configurable on build time

2003-12-31 Thread Marc Haber
Package: linux-kernel-headers Version: 2.5.999-test7-bk-10 Severity: wishlist Hi, linux-kernel-headers places the headers in /usr/include, which is fine for a sarge or sid system. On woody, however, this makes linux-kernel-headers uninstallable if one doesn't want to update glibc (which is

Bug#225650: linux-kernel-headers: missing symlink include/asm - asm-$ARCH causes /usr/include/asm to be used

2003-12-31 Thread Marc Haber
On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 09:12:42AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote: On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 11:21:11AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote: Package: linux-kernel-headers Version: 2.5.999-test7-bk-10 Severity: wishlist Hi, when the package is built, there is no include/asm. This causes /usr

Bug#225671: linux-kernel-headers: please consider making target directory configurable on build time

2003-12-31 Thread Marc Haber
, huge backport patches make it harder to backport later versions. Greetings Marc -- - Marc Haber | I don't trust Computers. They | Mailadresse im Header Karlsruhe, Germany | lose things.Winona Ryder | Fon