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@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+= Open RC Bugs in Lenny =
+
+These are bugs to consider at SIPB's [LennyBugs RC-bug-squashing hackathon] for Lenny.
+
 Bug list dumped early 2008-12-12.  The pipeline was
  `$ cd /mit/debathena/debian-bts && ./get_bugs | sort | ./bugs-format-trac`
 
@@ -21,24 +25,15 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/python-hid python-hid]
 "python-hid: hid module will not import since python policy transition"
 [[BR]](Note: have patch, looks messy, looks like not-too-hard bug to fix well.)
 
-
-= Flamewars =
-
-You might enjoy reading these, but they may not be good targets to fix.
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475737 475737]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/otrs2 otrs2]
-"otrs2 - makes files in /usr writable by non-root"
-
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=481072 481072]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/dk-filter dk-filter]
+"dk-filter reliably crashes upon connection from postfix"
+[[BR]](Note: bug report, little followup.  Test, reproduce, debug, fix.)
 
 
-= Unclassified =
+= Specific hardware =
 
-Please read these reports and figure out what category they belong in.  Or make a new category.
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=323473 323473]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/wnpp wnpp]
-"ITA: mol-drivers-linux -- The Mac-on-Linux emulator - drivers for Linux"
+If you have the relevant hardware you could help a lot.
 
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=394963 394963]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
@@ -48,25 +43,46 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
 "cdrom: Etch does not detect CD-ROM on Acer Aspire 7100"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=436140 436140]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
-"cdrom: Most of the system's files have a future timestamp causing at least update/config problems."
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=478717 478717]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ruby1.9 ruby1.9]
+"ruby1.9: FTBFS on hppa: make[1]: *** [all] Segmentation fault"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=499078 499078]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/jfsutils jfsutils]
+"jfsutils: Bus Error when running fsck.jfs on sparc"
+
+= Examples =
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496954 496954]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/bind9 bind9]
+"bind9: Fails to start due to SIGSEGV"
+[[BR]]This bug sat unfixed for months.  Then someone attacked it in a bug-squashing party,
+got the first reproducible testcase, and sent that upstream, which swiftly produced a fix.
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=451628 451628]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"Packages might enter the archive from security without source"
+
+= May be a lot of work =
 
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=456037 456037]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/fenix fenix]
 "fenix: not 64 bit clean"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=478717 478717]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ruby1.9 ruby1.9]
-"ruby1.9: FTBFS on hppa: make[1]: *** [all] Segmentation fault"
+= Puzzling =
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=481072 481072]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/dk-filter dk-filter]
-"dk-filter reliably crashes upon connection from postfix"
+Someone please explain what's going on (Debian Project-wise) in these bugs.
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=323473 323473]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/wnpp wnpp]
+"ITA: mol-drivers-linux -- The Mac-on-Linux emulator - drivers for Linux"
+[[BR]](Note: The bug is for someone to take over maintainership.  They did.  Then when the bug gets automatically archived, they reply saying to keep it?  I (price) don't understand.)
+
+
+= Unclassified =
+
+Please read these reports and figure out what category they belong in.  Or make a new category.
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=436140 436140]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
+"cdrom: Most of the system's files have a future timestamp causing at least update/config problems."
 
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=490171 490171]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/rtorrent rtorrent]
@@ -80,10 +96,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/libqt3-mt libqt3-mt]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
 "installation-reports: Grub error: not a regular file..."
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=495178 495178]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/libjs-jquery libjs-jquery]
-"libjs-jquery: Should compile jquery.min.js and jquery.pack.js from jquery.js"
-
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=495232 495232]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/quagga quagga]
 "quagga: zebra ignores routes added via command line"
@@ -96,10 +108,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/installation-reports installation-reports]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/mdadm mdadm]
 "mdadm segfault on --assemble --force with raid10"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496954 496954]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/bind9 bind9]
-"bind9: Fails to start due to SIGSEGV"
-
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=497471 497471]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/cdimage.debian.org cdimage.debian.org]
 "sarge images have syslinux binaries without source"
@@ -108,10 +116,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/cdimage.debian.org cdimage.debian.org]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
 "longstanding DFSG violations in linux-2.6 package"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=499078 499078]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/jfsutils jfsutils]
-"jfsutils: Bus Error when running fsck.jfs on sparc"
-
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=500460 500460]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/oss-compat oss-compat]
 "oss-compat: modules are not loaded"
@@ -196,10 +200,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/icedove icedove]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/splashy splashy]
 "splashy: Splashy fails to install due to missing default theme"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506152 506152]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libept0 should have priority important"
-
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506353 506353]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/mailscanner mailscanner]
 "CVE-2008-5312/3: mailscanner might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack"
@@ -220,10 +220,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/rtorrent rtorrent]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/libgnutls26 libgnutls26]
 "libgnutls26: 2.4.2-3 breaks OpenLDAP access"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506883 506883]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/tuxguitar tuxguitar]
-"tuxguitar: hard-codes dependencies on libraries"
-
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506977 506977]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/release.debian.org release.debian.org]
 "FPC: copyright infringement in pre 2.2.2 sources"
@@ -268,6 +264,19 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/amule-daemon amule-daemon]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/smarty smarty]
 "smarty: Non-free logo included in package"
 
+
+= Fresh bugs =
+
+These are very recent and presumably will get dealt with by the package maintainers without help.
+
+If you're bored you might look through and see if some are interesting anyway.  Also feel free to draw the line at some other time; I (price) picked December 1, arbitrarily.
+
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=239111 239111]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/grub grub]
+"Freeze when installing GRUB on XFS boot partition"
+[[BR]](Note: just re-opened 2008-12-12)
+
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507558 507558]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/hibernate hibernate]
 "ignores "LockXLock yes" setting in /etc/hibernate/common.conf (e.g. does not lock the screen)"
@@ -280,13 +289,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/xbattbar-acpi xbattbar-acpi]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/yocto-reader yocto-reader]
 "Package installation results in license violation"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507675 507675]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"python2.5 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507678 507678]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libsqlite3-0 should have priority standard"
 
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507706 507706]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/cdimage.debian.org cdimage.debian.org]
@@ -296,83 +298,6 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/cdimage.debian.org cdimage.debian.org]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/cryptsetup cryptsetup]
 "cryptsetup: Sometimes initrd ends up missing conf/conf.d/cryptroot file in it"
 
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507775 507775]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libkeyutils1 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507778 507778]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libldap-2.4-2 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507779 507779]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"[Priorities] libustr-1.0-1 -> standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507780 507780]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"python-sepolgen should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507783 507783]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libxml2 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507784 507784]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"python2.5-minimal should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507796 507796]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libisccfg40 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507797 507797]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libisccc40 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507798 507798]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libedit2 should have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507799 507799]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libgssglue1 must have priority standard"
-
-= Mostly solved? =
-
-These look like good progress is being made and they'll get fixed soon.
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=332782 332782]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/release-notes release-notes]
-"release-notes: Where's the license?"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475958 475958]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/release-notes release-notes]
-"document procedure to recover from "/dev/hda became /dev/sda" boot failure"
-[[BR]](Note: looks done, just not closed.)
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476210 476210]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/xbat xbat]
-"xbat: game elements do not display properly"
-
-= Fresh bugs =
-
-These are very recent and presumably will get dealt with by the package maintainers without help.
-
-If you're bored you might look through and see if some are interesting anyway.  Also feel free to draw the line at some other time.
-
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=239111 239111]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/grub grub]
-"Freeze when installing GRUB on XFS boot partition"
-[[BR]](Note: just re-opened 2008-12-12)
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507800 507800]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"ucf must have priority standard"
-
-[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507801 507801]
-in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
-"libpci3 must have priority standard"
-
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507818 507818]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/mldonkey-server mldonkey-server]
 "mldonkey-server: mlnet does not start, logs syntax error in downloads.ini"
@@ -472,3 +397,115 @@ in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/iodbc iodbc]
 [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=508510 508510]
 in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/debget debget]
 "Can't parse packages.debian.org output anymore"
+
+
+= Mostly solved? =
+
+These look like good progress is being made and they'll get fixed soon.
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=332782 332782]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/release-notes release-notes]
+"release-notes: Where's the license?"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475958 475958]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/release-notes release-notes]
+"document procedure to recover from "/dev/hda became /dev/sda" boot failure"
+[[BR]](Note: looks done, just not closed.)
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476210 476210]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/xbat xbat]
+"xbat: game elements do not display properly"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506883 506883]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/tuxguitar tuxguitar]
+"tuxguitar: hard-codes dependencies on libraries"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=495178 495178]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/libjs-jquery libjs-jquery]
+"libjs-jquery: Should compile jquery.min.js and jquery.pack.js from jquery.js"
+
+= Flamewars =
+
+You might enjoy reading these, but they may not be good targets to fix.
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475737 475737]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/otrs2 otrs2]
+"otrs2 - makes files in /usr writable by non-root"
+
+
+= Would have been fun =
+
+Entertaining to read but sadly already fixed.
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506961 506961]
+in auctex
+"auctex: reuses old logfile on emacsen upgrades, enabling symlink attack"
+
+
+= Ftpmaster bugs =
+
+These bugs are probably not good targets because the work involved with them is easy for either the maintainer or ftpmasters to fix.
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=451628 451628]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"Packages might enter the archive from security without source"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506152 506152]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libept0 should have priority important"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507675 507675]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"python2.5 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507678 507678]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libsqlite3-0 should have priority standard"
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507775 507775]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libkeyutils1 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507778 507778]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libldap-2.4-2 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507779 507779]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"[Priorities] libustr-1.0-1 -> standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507780 507780]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"python-sepolgen should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507783 507783]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libxml2 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507784 507784]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"python2.5-minimal should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507796 507796]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libisccfg40 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507797 507797]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libisccc40 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507798 507798]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libedit2 should have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507799 507799]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libgssglue1 must have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507800 507800]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"ucf must have priority standard"
+
+[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507801 507801]
+in [http://packages.debian.org/lenny/ftp.debian.org ftp.debian.org]
+"libpci3 must have priority standard"
+