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Accepted dpkg 1.16.2~wipmultiarch (source all amd64)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012 23:39:40 +0100
Source: dpkg
Binary: libdpkg-dev dpkg dpkg-dev libdpkg-perl dselect
Architecture: source amd64 all
Version: 1.16.2~wipmultiarch
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Dpkg Developers <>
Changed-By: Guillem Jover <>
 dpkg       - Debian package management system
 dpkg-dev   - Debian package development tools
 dselect    - Debian package management front-end
 libdpkg-dev - Debian package management static library
 libdpkg-perl - Dpkg perl modules
Closes: 192619 229357 367608 427945 595144 608884 627832 636238 642473 642608 642802 643746 643969 644370 646496 647915 648180 648217 649248 651481 651813 651993 652414 653575 654453 654626 655411 656496 657849
 dpkg (1.16.2~wipmultiarch) experimental; urgency=low
   This is a WIP release, command line interfaces *will* change.
   [ Guillem Jover ]
   * Move <config.h> and <compat.h> to the top of trigdeferred.l to properly
     use the configured features and compat code.
   * Honour --disable-nls when the system lacks obstack support, by updating
     the obstack compat module from gnulib.
   * Link the libdpkg unit tests with libcompat and libintl, so that systems
     needing them will compile correctly.
   * Check for the presence of the strnlen declaration and correctly provide
     the compat one in case the systems lacks it.
   * Do not assume existence of paths on the build system in the test suite.
   * Do not fail to link dselect on MacOS X when using --disable-nls.
   * Remove versioned coreutils Pre-Depends from dpkg due to the ancient
     md5sum transition. Reported by Bill Allombert <>.
     Closes: #643746
   * Change dpkg-architecture to only compute the requested variables. This:
     - Fixes the bootstrapping problem, as the dpkg build system only needs
       the host architecture, for which dpkg itself is not required.
     - Reduces the amount of work performed, including loading and parsing
       unnecessary table files or calling either of gcc or dpkg programs.
   * Improve error message in dpkg-gencontrol and dpkg-gensymbols when
     debian/control does not have any package stanza. Closes: #642473
     Based on a patch by Kyle Willmon <>.
   * Add Pre-Depends on tar >= 1.23 (satisfied in stable) to dpkg due to it
     using the ‘--warning=no-timestamp’ option. Closes: #642802
   * Do not segfault on GNU/Linux when dpkg cannot retrieve the block size
     for the filesystem containing the info database. LP: #872734
   * Fix two memory leaks per tar entry in the tar extractor used on unpack.
   * Mark dpkg and dselect as Multi-Arch foreign.
     Reported by Steve Langasek <>.
   * Mark dpkg-dev and libdpkg-perl as Multi-Arch foreign. Closes: #648217
     Thanks to Colin Watson <>.
   * Add new deb-origin.5 man page. Closes: #608884
     Thanks to Matt Kraai <>.
   * Return correct status on start-stop-daemon --status when using --pidfile.
   * Treat dpkg-deb compression level independently for each backend. This
     has the effect of changing the current behaviour for level 0 on all
     compressors except gzip.
   * Add new dpkg-deb -S option to specify the compression strategy. The only
     currently supported value is “extreme” for xz. Closes: #647915
   * Stop using brace expansion to install man pages by using dh_installman
     instead of dh_install, the former does not abort on empty glob expansion.
   * Do not use absolute paths for programs in perl and shell code.
   * Add missing ‘*’ in asprintf() and vasprintf() compat declarations.
   * Add support for virtual output binary:Summary and db:Status-Abbrev fields.
     Closes: #192619, #427945
   * Add support for virtual output source:Package and source:Version fields.
     Closes: #653575
   * Use a different temporary file per process on libcompat's vsnprintf()
     function to avoid race conditions from children after fork(3).
     Reported by Daniel Ruoso <>. Closes: #655411
   * Fix start-stop-daemon --exec and --name options on FreeBSD, NetBSD and
     OpenBSD by swapping the process matching implementations.
   * Fix start-stop-daemon --name option on GNU/Hurd to match the process name.
   * Document in more detail the implications of start-stop-daemon matching
     options. Closes: #367608
   * Improve and clarify dpkg-shlibdeps superfluous linking warning messages.
     Based on a patch by Peter Eisentraut <>. Closes: #656496
   [ Raphaël Hertzog ]
   * Update Dpkg::Shlibs to look into multiarch paths when cross-building
     too. Closes: #595144
   * Rewrite with explicit loops instead of duplicating many
     similar lines. Based on a patch by Thorsten Glaser <>.
   * Modify dpkg-gencontrol and dpkg-distaddfile to grab a write lock
     on debian/control before updating debian/files to avoid simultaneous
     updates. Closes: #642608
     Add libfile-fcntllock-perl to dpkg-dev's Depends since we use this module
     to handle the locking.
   * Update dpkg-gensymbols(1) to clarify that -e accepts shell patterns
     expansions and not regular expressions. And let dpkg-gensymbols output a
     warning when a pattern doesn't match any file. Closes: #649248
   * Add new option "-a <arch>" to dpkg-checkbuilddeps to check build
     dependencies for another architecture. This is really basic for now since
     it assumes all build dependencies must be satisfied on the listed
     architecture. Closes: #648180 Thanks to Colin Watson for the patch.
   * Error out if a dpkg database .list file is not a regular file. LP: #369898
   * Fix dpkg-mergechangelogs to not error out on invalid versions.
     Closes: #651993
   * Fix dpkg-source --commit on "3.0 (quilt)" when an explicit patch file
     is given with a relative filename. Closes: #652414
   * Further clarify in dpkg-source(1) the conditions under which it's possible
     to pass an explicit patch file to dpkg-source --commit.
   * Add new --query-features command to dpkg-buildflags. Thanks to Kees Cook
     for the patch. Closes: #651481
   * Fix description of Multi-Arch in deb-control(5). Closes: #654453
     Thanks to Jakub Wilk for spotting the mistake.
   * Drop misleading spaces in deb-symbols(5) in the format description.
   * Clean up dpkg-architecture(1) dropping useless information and
     adding a reference to /usr/share/dpkg/
   * Update dpkg-buildpackage to use the "build-arch" (for -B) and
     "build-indep" (for -A) targets unless "make -qn" says that they do not
     exist. Closes: #229357
   [ Jonathan Nieder ]
   * Bump po4a version in Build-Depends to 0.41, since earlier versions do
     not handle --srcdir correctly. Closes: #644370
   [ Helge Kreutzmann ]
   * Fix a typo in man/dpkg-deb.1.
   [ Updated dpkg translations ]
   * German (Sven Joachim).
   * Italian (Milo Casagrande). Closes: #627832, #657849
   * Swedish (Peter Krefting).
   * French (Christian Perrier)
   [ Updated scripts translations ]
   * German (Helge Kreutzmann).
   * Spanish (Omar Campagne). Closes: #636238
   * Swedish (Peter Krefting).
   [ Updated man page translations ]
   * German (Helge Kreutzmann), including typo fix in dpkg-genchanges
     Closes: #646496, sub optimal translation of package states LP: #368783
     and an fix by Chris Leick
   * Japanese (TAKAHASHI Motonobu).
   * Spanish (Omar Campagne). Closes: #643969
   * Swedish (Peter Krefting).
   * Minor errors corrected in French (thanks to David Prévot)
   * Fix translation of -B and -A options of dpkg-buildpackage.
     Thanks to Vincent Danjean. Closes: #654626
   [ Updated dselect translations ]
   * Dutch (Jeroen Schot). Closes: #651813
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  to main/d/dpkg/dpkg_1.16.2~wipmultiarch.tar.bz2
  to main/d/dpkg/dpkg_1.16.2~wipmultiarch_amd64.deb
  to main/d/dpkg/dselect_1.16.2~wipmultiarch_amd64.deb
  to main/d/dpkg/libdpkg-dev_1.16.2~wipmultiarch_amd64.deb
  to main/d/dpkg/libdpkg-perl_1.16.2~wipmultiarch_all.deb