Debian Bug report logs - #100195
Undocumented option in Net::SMTP

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Package: libnet-perl; Maintainer for libnet-perl is (unknown);

Reported by: Colin Phipps <>

Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 10:52:17 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: patch

Found in version 1.0703-4.1

Fixed in version libnet-perl/1:1.16-1

Done: Marc Brockschmidt <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to Michael Alan Dorman <>:
Bug#100195; Package libnet-perl. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Colin Phipps <>
Subject: Undocumented option in Net::SNMP
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 11:41:38 +0100
Package: libnet-perl
Version: 1.0703-4.1
Severity: wishlist
File: /usr/lib/perl5/Net/

--- /usr/lib/perl5/Net/	Mon Mar  6 08:53:06 2000
+++ /home/cph/debian/	Thu Jun  7 12:29:09 2001
@@ -457,6 +457,8 @@ SMTP server (default: 120)
 B<Debug> - Enable debugging information
+B<Port> - Select a port on the remote host to connect to (default is 25)
I was just about to implement this option when I discovered it already was :-)

-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux 2.4.2 #1 Fri Mar 16 15:50:40 GMT 2001 i686

Versions of packages libnet-perl depends on:
ii  perl                          5.6.0-21   Larry Wall's Practical Extracting 

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From: Marc Brockschmidt <>
Subject: Bug#100195: fixed in libnet-perl 1:1.16-1
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 16:48:39 -0400
Source: libnet-perl
Source-Version: 1:1.16-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
libnet-perl, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/libn/libnet-perl/libnet-perl_1.16-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/libn/libnet-perl/libnet-perl_1.16-1.dsc
  to pool/main/libn/libnet-perl/libnet-perl_1.16-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/libn/libnet-perl/libnet-perl_1.16.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

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and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Format: 1.7
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 19:55:51 +0200
Source: libnet-perl
Binary: libnet-perl
Architecture: source all
Version: 1:1.16-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Marc Brockschmidt <>
Changed-By: Marc Brockschmidt <>
 libnet-perl - Implementation of Internet protocols for Perl
Closes: 100195 152849 154846 154952 155204 155522 156514 156814 157620 159275 163265 163266 192137 201905 201907
 libnet-perl (1:1.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New maintainer, see
   * New upstream version 1.16. (Closes: #100195, #201907)
   * Fixed behaviour when receiving undefined arguments. (Closes: #152849)
   * Reworded debconf questions and changed their priority. (Closes: #154846,
     #156814, #163265, #159275)
   * Fixed broken debconf default value for libnet-perl/ftp_firewall_type (used
     in /etc/libnet.cfg). (Closes: #155204, #155522, #156514, #192137)
   * Added support for a sensible debconf default value for
     libnet-perl/inet_domain. (Closes: #163266)
   * Fixed debconf configuration script, it now asks also a question about
     default nntp servers. (Closes: #201905)
   * Fixed debconf configuration script, it was possible to reach a
     non-existing question when going backwards through the list of questions.
   * Fixed debconf configuration script, it now parses the existing
     /etc/libnet.cfg and uses those values as default answers. (Closes:
   * Fixed debconf configuration script, it now asks the user if he wants to
     manage libnet-perl with debconf. It also tries to use a md5sum to decide
   * Added pointers to the GPL and the Artistic license in the copyright file.
     (Closes: #157620)
 7639757a06461a3c3e3bb2b7d7568f7e 603 base standard libnet-perl_1.16-1.dsc
 79dbf57a7bcc0cef70209f714dd2cb4c 70437 base standard libnet-perl_1.16.orig.tar.gz
 1647ed6f11b0ceb8e9b95a8839a630d5 7674 base standard libnet-perl_1.16-1.diff.gz
 c175482309fef8763092341d8e69030d 118634 base standard libnet-perl_1.16-1_all.deb

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