Bug Day/2010

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NEXT BUG DAY: 21.8.2011

Number of bugs:

Project At beginning At end Closed
Arch Linux 572 0 0
Community 106 0 0
Pacman 142 0 0
AUR 36 0 0
Release Engineering 63 0 0
Total 919 0 0


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Read-only root/live-friendly support

  • FS#9384 - [initscripts] request for read-only root support

Encrypted setups

  • FS#17131 - [initscripts] encrypted swap is set up before random seed is restored




  • FS#13357 - {core} l2tp support needed (xl2tp from community)
  • FS#13591 - [pam] Use sha512 hash for passwords for improve local security
  • FS#16807 - [groff] Replace groff in core by mdocml
  • FS#18417 - {core} Make a "wifi-drivers" group
  • FS#16702 - [kernel26] Versioned Kernel installs - sounds like a good idea, but nobody has said they'll do it yet
  • FS#22480 - [ppp] remove from base group
  • FS#22482 - [wpa_supplicant] remove from base group


  • FS#22046 - [kernel26] xhci-hcd + ehci-hcd (USB 3.0) kernel module prevents suspend
  • FS#22228 - [kernel26/ drm radeon] problem [drm:drm_mode_getfb] *ERROR* invalid framebuffer id
  • FS#17753 - [ppp] bogus DNS server problem with 3G modems
  • FS#23096 - [grub] 0.97-17 fails to load os with quickboot enabled in bios using crucial real ssd.
  • FS#19321 - [util-linux-ng|shadow] agetty -> login **problems***
  • FS#15738 - [cryptsetup] initcpio-hook enhancement

Trivial fixes



  • FS#17157 - [kdebase-workspace] kdm allows logins even if shell is set to /sbin/nologin
  • FS#17326 - [ssmtp] setgid mail
  • FS#21141 - [archboot] arch_wireless does not include wireless modules
  • FS#19082 - [eclipse] make xulrunner optional
  • FS#24225 - [python-sip] Split sip package into sip and python-sip
  • FS#25098 - [hdf5] Enable CXX binding for hdf5
  • FS#25052 - [python-sqlalchemy] include docs in splitpackage


  • FS#14252 - [kdebase-workspace] rewrites Xsetup
  • FS#18917 - [ghc] ghc.install :: test if directory exists
  • FS#19642 - [guile] ignores emacs support files (gds.el, gds-server.el, gds-client.el)
  • FS#16974 - [xf86-video-intel] 845GM/855GM kernel panic with DRI enabled, KMS disabled
  • FS#15747 - [kismet] kismet_client - blank Last comment says our terminfo maybe broken for xterm
  • FS#19580 - [kdeplasma-addons-applets-kimpanel] ibus backend
  • FS#21199 - [pinentry] missing dependencies Can be closed?
  • FS#19394 - [emacs] since upgrade to 23.2-1 height is 33 lines insteed 38
  • FS#19376 - [openvpn] package should contain update-resolv-conf script
  • FS#19361 - [pinentry] sould not overwrite the symbolic link /usr/bin/pinentry

Trivial fixes

  • FS#24464 - [gtkpod] vorbis-tools should be listed as an optional dependency
  • FS#24491 - [libmtp] duplicate udev rules installed



  • FS#24679 - [luminacehdr] Add hugin as an optional dep


  • FS#16206 - [pcmanfm] Mime type configuration defaults
  • FS#19570 - [terminator] bash children do not exit when terminal is closed
  • FS#18965 - [cgmail] crashing since updated gnome to 2.30

Trivial fixes

  • FS#20101 - [pcmanfm] Include gvfs as optdepends
  • FS#22326 - [cython] cannot find numpy header files
  • FS#23654 - [gdal] 1.8.0-3 WMS layers not working - no curl support

Upstream bugs

No response


  • FS#21228 - [texlive-core] Document compile problem
  • FS#20179 - [kernel26] system reboot when module:processor was been loaded



  • FS#15865 - {bugtracker} attached files should have a MIME type attached/sent


No promises on fixing these on bug day, but if any of the pacman devs or ML readers are around these would be good candidates to look at, especially if you like C and shell script coding more than fixing the above bugs.

Old Bugs (Bugs open before 2010-06-01)

  • FS#18292 Assigned | [dcron] Should create ID Flag when not given to be compatible to
  • FS#17705 Assigned | [xf86-video-intel] Hangcheck timer elapsed... GPU hung
  • FS#17131 Assigned | [initscripts] crypt: restore random seed before using for decryp
  • FS#16974 Assigned | [xf86-video-intel] 845GM/855GM kernel panic with DRI enabled, KM
  • FS#19642 Assigned | [guile] ignores emacs support files (gds.el, gds-server.el, gds-
  • FS#19392 Assigned | [xterm] w/who does not show my login shell
  • FS#19330 Assigned | [xorg] System doesn't remember screen resolution
  • FS#19321 Assigned | [util-linux-ng|shadow] agetty -> login **problems**
  • FS#19051 Assigned | [net-tools] netstat doesn't show complete addresses with ipv6 aw
  • FS#18691 Assigned | [unzip] iconv patch needed to support UTF-8 filenames created in
  • FS#18654 Assigned | [initscripts] internal: add PID check to /etc/rc.d/functions
  • FS#17821 Waiting on Response | [kernel26] (2.6.32-*): bug on kernel ACPI
  • FS#17753 Assigned | [ppp] bogus DNS server problem with 3G modems
  • FS#17390 Assigned | {dbscripts} Add support for split packages of different arches
  • FS#17157 Assigned | [kdebase-workspace] kdm allows logins even if shell is set to /s
  • FS#16702 Assigned | [kernel26] Versioned Kernel installs
  • FS#15865 Assigned | {bugtracker} attached files should have a MIME type attached/sen
  • FS#11147 Assigned | [mkinitcpio] req: resume from encrypted swap.
  • FS#9396 Assigned | [namcap] fails to detect dependencies on uninstalled shared libs
  • FS#19653 Assigned | [eclipse] change dependency from java-environment to java-runtim
  • FS#19440 Assigned | [apache-ant] doen't meet Java Package Guidelines
  • FS#19428 Assigned | [docbook-xml] Provide a 'catalog' file for each version
  • FS#19409 Assigned | [initscripts] locale: support all the LC_* variables
  • FS#19376 Assigned | [openvpn] package should contain update-resolv-conf script
  • FS#19361 Assigned | [pinentry] sould not overwrite the simbolic link /usr/bin/pinent
  • FS#19313 Assigned | [ifplugd] ifplugd.action script is not really a /bin/sh script
  • FS#19175 Waiting on Response | [qca] kopete and psi not able to connect to jabber/xmpp (openfir
  • FS#19082 Assigned | [eclipse] make xulrunner optional
  • FS#18999 Assigned | [xorg-server] Xfvb doesn't handle transparent pixels properly in
  • FS#18957 Assigned | [net-tools] netstats -s return ``error parsing /proc/net/snmp: S
  • FS#18931 Assigned | [netcfg] [patch] Add WWAN support (UMTS/3G)
  • FS#18917 Assigned | [ghc] ghc.install :: test if directory exists
  • FS#18864 Assigned | Consider enabling GCC's stack-smashing protection (ProPolice, SS
  • FS#18836 Assigned | [netcfg] wpa_actiond doesn't function properly on resume
  • FS#18590 Assigned | {repo} enable Delta support in repositories
  • FS#18555 Assigned | [xawtv] streamer segfault
  • FS#18542 Assigned | [ifplugd] Wrong way to launch ntpdate
  • FS#18485 Assigned | {archweb} Search doesn't trim leading/trailing spaces
  • FS#18347 Assigned | [mkinitcpio] improve performance
  • FS#18344 Assigned | [xf86-video-intel] can't wake from suspend
  • FS#18244 Assigned | [dansguardian] Remove dependency: squid
  • FS#18157 Assigned | [filesystem] symlink /var/{run,lock} to /run/{,lock}
  • FS#17965 Assigned | [nautilus] Places displays links to (ntfs)partitions twice with
  • FS#17837 Assigned | [xorg] Xserver display blanks to single color, fixed by suspend
  • FS#17580 Assigned | {wiki} interwiki interlanguage links
  • FS#17447 Assigned | {mailman} Incorrect support email on page
  • FS#17389 Assigned | [openssh] SSH session hangs, when remote machine reboots.
  • FS#17326 Assigned | [ssmtp] setgid mail
  • FS#17312 Assigned | [gawk] /usr/bin/awk link
  • FS#17188 Assigned | [pam] Introduce a common-auth pam file for use in login managers
  • FS#16865 Assigned | [thinkfinger] issue with linux kernel > 2.6.28
  • FS#16807 Assigned | [groff] Replace groff in core by mdocml
  • FS#16206 Waiting on Response | [pcmanfm] Mime type configuration defaults
  • FS#15747 Assigned | [kismet] kismet_client - blank
  • FS#15738 Assigned | [cryptsetup] initcpio-hook enhancement
  • FS#14252 Assigned | [kdebase-workspace] rewrites Xsetup
  • FS#13591 Assigned | [pam] Use sha512 hash for passwords for improve local security
  • FS#13357 Assigned | {core} l2tp support needed (xl2tp from community)
  • FS#13026 Assigned | {archweb} Add a json interface for ABS as we have for AUR
  • FS#10703 Assigned | Implement OpenID to link Arch pages.
  • FS#19580 Assigned | [kdeplasma-addons-applets-kimpanel] ibus backend
  • FS#18736 Assigned | [initscripts] shutdown: fsck
  • FS#18417 Assigned | {core} Make a "wifi-drivers" group
  • FS#13441 Assigned | {archweb} Display new packages somewhere in the website
  • FS#11604 Assigned | {archweb} Package Colours - better visual information
  • FS#9384 Assigned | [initscripts] allow read only root