Debian Bug report logs - #449310
ghostscript: debian/watch fails to report upstream's version

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Package: ghostscript; Maintainer for ghostscript is Debian Printing Team <>; Source for ghostscript is src:ghostscript.

Reported by: Raphael Geissert <>

Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2007 23:57:06 UTC

Severity: minor

Tags: patch

Found in version ghostscript/8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-2

Fixed in version ghostscript/8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3

Done: Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>:
Bug#449310; Package ghostscript. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #3 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Raphael Geissert <>
Subject: ghostscript: debian/watch fails to report upstream's version
Date: Sun, 04 Nov 2007 23:56:01 +0000
Source: ghostscript
Version: 8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-2
Severity: minor
Usertags: dehs-no-upstream

Hello maintainer,

The debian/watch file of your package on the unstable distribution fails to report upstream's version.
Uscan's message follows:

uscan warning: In /tmp/ghostscript_watchHB2XOd no matching dirs for pattern

Please note that this message is auto-generated by extracting the information
 from the Debian External Health Status (a.k.a. DEHS) no_upstream page[1].
At the moment of running the package version found is the one indicated in the report.
If you have already fixed this issue file please ignore and close this report.

If you belive this message can be improved in any way don't hesitate to contact me
 by replying to (where NNNNN is the number of this bug report).

If you wish not to be notified in the future contact me so I add you to the ignore list.


Kind regards, Raphael Geissert.

Information forwarded to, Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>:
Bug#449310; Package ghostscript. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Raphael Geissert <>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #8 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Raphael Geissert <>
Subject: patch
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 22:25:07 -0600
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
tags 449310 patch

Attaching working watch file (needs to be renamed).

Atomo64 - Raphael

Please avoid sending me Word, PowerPoint or Excel attachments.
[ (text/plain, attachment)]

Tags added: patch Request was from Raphael Geissert <> to (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 04:27:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>:
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Notification sent to Raphael Geissert <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #15 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>
Subject: Bug#449310: fixed in ghostscript 8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 21:47:05 +0000
Source: ghostscript
Source-Version: 8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3

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

  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/ghostscript-doc_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/ghostscript-x_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_i386.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/ghostscript_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3.diff.gz
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/ghostscript_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3.dsc
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/ghostscript_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_i386.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/gs-afpl_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/gs-aladdin_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/gs-common_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/gs-esp_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/gs-gpl_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/gs_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_all.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/libgs-dev_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_i386.deb
  to pool/main/g/ghostscript/libgs8_8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3_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.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <> (supplier of updated ghostscript package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 06:06:23 +0900
Source: ghostscript
Binary: gs-esp libgs-dev ghostscript-x gs-common libgs8 ghostscript gs-gpl gs gs-afpl gs-aladdin ghostscript-doc
Architecture: source all i386
Version: 8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>
Changed-By: Masayuki Hatta (mhatta) <>
 ghostscript - The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter
 ghostscript-doc - The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter - Documentation
 ghostscript-x - The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter - X Display suppor
 gs         - Transitional package
 gs-afpl    - Transitional package
 gs-aladdin - Transitional package
 gs-common  - Transitional package
 gs-esp     - Transitional package
 gs-gpl     - Transitional package
 libgs-dev  - The Ghostscript PostScript Library - Development Files
 libgs8     - The Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter Library
Closes: 422723 430337 449310 453048
 ghostscript (8.61.dfsg.1~svn8187-3) unstable; urgency=low
   * Maintainer upload.
   * Acknowledged NMU, thanks Cyril - closes: #422723, #430337
   * 06_libpaper_support.dpatch: fixed to cope with being called repeatedly.  Thanks Carlos Garcia Campos - closes: #453048
   * debian/watch: Now it works.  Thanks Raphael Geissert - closes: #449310
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