Debian Bug report logs - #388856
please make list in description render nicely in aptitude

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Package: devscripts; Maintainer for devscripts is Devscripts Devel Team <>; Source for devscripts is src:devscripts.

Reported by: Tomas Pospisek <>

Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 00:03:07 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: patch

Found in version devscripts/2.9.21

Fixed in version devscripts/2.9.22

Done: Julian Gilbey <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#388856; Package devscripts. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Tomas Pospisek <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: please make list in description render nicely in aptitude
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 01:06:20 +0200
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Package: devscripts
Version: 2.9.21
Severity: wishlist
Tags: patch

The attached patch lets aptitude detect and render nicely the list in
the description. Please see [1] for the rationale. Patch is attached.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (50, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages devscripts depends on:
hi  debianutils                  2.17        Miscellaneous utilities specific t
ii  dpkg-dev                     1.13.22     package building tools for Debian
ii  libc6                        2.3.6.ds1-4 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  perl                         5.8.8-6.1   Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
hi  sed                          4.1.5-1     The GNU sed stream editor

Versions of packages devscripts recommends:
ii  fakeroot                      1.5.10     Gives a fake root environment

-- no debconf information
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From: Julian Gilbey <>
Subject: Bug#388856: fixed in devscripts 2.9.22
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 14:32:45 -0700
Source: devscripts
Source-Version: 2.9.22

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

  to pool/main/d/devscripts/devscripts_2.9.22.dsc
  to pool/main/d/devscripts/devscripts_2.9.22.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/devscripts/devscripts_2.9.22_i386.deb

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

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Julian Gilbey <> (supplier of updated devscripts package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 20:16:02 +0100
Source: devscripts
Binary: devscripts
Architecture: source i386
Version: 2.9.22
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Julian Gilbey <>
Changed-By: Julian Gilbey <>
 devscripts - Scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier
Closes: 388856 389482
 devscripts (2.9.22) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Julian Gilbey ]
   * Makefile: remove -ldl flag in libvfork linker line (from checklib
     output, see
   * control: make list render nicely with new aptitude list-handling
     facility (Closes: #388856)
   * bts: documentation for show usertag=...: s/user=/users=/
   * checkbashisms: make reasons for concern explicit, and show whole line
     of original script, not just matched fragment
   * dget: support ~ in package version numbers (Closes: #389482)
   * rmadison: make curl quiet (important when piping the output of
   * who-uploads: don't bother with iconv -t option; it's the default
     behaviour anyway (see Bug#384835)
   [ Joshua Kwan ]
   * Remove myself from Uploaders. -ENOTIME :(
 ba6763600bf3356b67d21247e7375f83 654 devel optional devscripts_2.9.22.dsc
 3ce4908edfc2c63aafc961d9723b9488 363777 devel optional devscripts_2.9.22.tar.gz
 53a62db2fe98e2c0e2bc2d0ad98672b1 339130 devel optional devscripts_2.9.22_i386.deb

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