Debian Bug report logs - #382665
RM: ipchains -- Ro??; kernel 2.2 only

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Reported by: Bastian Blank <>

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 15:18:19 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Found in version n/a

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From: Bastian Blank <>
Subject: RM: ipchains - Ro?: kernel 2.2 only
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 17:14:31 +0200
Version: N/A
Severity: wishlist

Please remove ipchains from unstable. It is for 2.2 kernels which Debian
don't support in the other software. There was some sort of
compatibility code in 2.4 which was removed long time ago.

ipchains have two reverse dependencies from ipmasq and ferm, both as
| Depends: iptables | ipchains | ipfwadm
and from psad.
They should go away.

popcon lists it as
| 873   ipchains                        4673   956  3623    92     2 (Lenart Janos)

As it was in the standard installation for up to woody and sarge for
some arches, the numbers may be missleading.


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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <>
Subject: Bug#382665: fixed
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 10:12:59 -0700
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

  ipchains |  1.3.10-16 | source, alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, 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.
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it).  Please also remember that the changes have been done on the
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