Debian Bug report logs - #331684
RM: bidwatcher -- RoM; broken; security issues

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Reported by: LaMont Jones <>

Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 15:33:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: Debian Archive Maintenance <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: LaMont Jones <>
Cc: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject: Re: Remove bidwatcher from the archive
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 09:19:57 -0600

Please remove bidwatcher from the archive - it's broken, has outstanding
security vuls, and upstream has been a bit distracted lately.  We'll
re-upload it when there's a new version that once again works.


On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 10:48:20AM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> I'm currently going through all open security bugs. IIRC from the
> Oldenburg meeting you wanted to get rid of bidwatcher completely,
> can you please file a bug against and request it's
> removal?

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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <>
Subject: Bug#331684: fixed
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2005 10:51:23 -0700
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

bidwatcher |   1.3.17-1 | source, alpha, arm, hppa, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc

Note that the package(s) have simply been removed from the tag
database and may (or may not) still be in the pool; this is not a bug.
The package(s) will be physically removed automatically when no suite
references them (and in the case of source, when no binary references
it).  Please also remember that the changes have been done on the
master archive ( and will not propagate to any
mirrors ( included) until the next cron.daily run at the

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from unstable when removing them from testing causes no dependency

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