Debian Bug report logs - #510703
dictfmt -I overwrites size with offset

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Package: dictfmt; Maintainer for dictfmt is Robert Luberda <>; Source for dictfmt is src:dictd.

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Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 14:03:04 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version dictd/1.10.11.dfsg-2

Fixed in version dictd/1.11.0.dfsg-1

Done: Robert Luberda <>

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From: Radovan Garabik <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: dictfmt -I overwrites size with offset
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 15:02:10 +0100
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Package: dictfmt
Version: 1.10.11.dfsg-2
Severity: normal

When re-sorting the index file in base64 mode, dictfmt overwrites  
size with offset. Attached patch fixes the issue.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux (PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages dictfmt depends on:
ii  gawk                    1:3.1.5.dfsg-4.1 GNU awk, a pattern scanning and pr
ii  libc6                   2.7-10           GNU C Library: Shared libraries

Versions of packages dictfmt recommends:
ii  dictzip                   1.10.11.dfsg-2 Compression utility for dictionary

dictfmt suggests no packages.

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From: Robert Luberda <>
Subject: Bug#510703: fixed in dictd 1.11.0.dfsg-1
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 07:47:09 +0000
Source: dictd
Source-Version: 1.11.0.dfsg-1

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

  to pool/main/d/dictd/dict_1.11.0.dfsg-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/d/dictd/dictd_1.11.0.dfsg-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/d/dictd/dictd_1.11.0.dfsg-1.dsc
  to pool/main/d/dictd/dictd_1.11.0.dfsg-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/d/dictd/dictd_1.11.0.dfsg.orig.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/dictd/dictfmt_1.11.0.dfsg-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/d/dictd/dictzip_1.11.0.dfsg-1_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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Robert Luberda <> (supplier of updated dictd package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 18:08:00 +0100
Source: dictd
Binary: dictd dict dictzip dictfmt
Architecture: source i386
Version: 1.11.0.dfsg-1
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Robert Luberda <>
Changed-By: Robert Luberda <>
 dict       - Dictionary Client
 dictd      - Dictionary Server
 dictfmt    - Utility to format a file for use by the dictd server
 dictzip    - Compression utility for dictionary databases
Closes: 357963 386009 472533 486784 495545 510703
 dictd (1.11.0.dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=low
   * New upstream release:
     + remove dictd.c-alen-init.patch, applied upstream;
     + refresh other patches.
   * dictd.conf: bind to localhost interface only (closes: #357963, #486784).
   * Made dictd startup more configurable and allow to disable dictd entirely
     or run it via inetd server (closes: #472533, #386009) (LP: #42285):
     + manage /etc/default/dictd file with debconf and ucf;
     + modify init and postinst/postrm scripts for the above change;
     + add "allow: inetd" do dictd.conf;
     + depend on ucf and update-inetd.
   * Remove stop links from rc0 and rc6 (closes: #495545).
   * dictfmt-sort-base64.patch: fix problem with offset overwriting in dicfmt.
     Thanks to Radovan Garabík  for the patch (closes: #510703).
   * Fix descriptions (lintian).
   * Remove pre-sarge stuff from maintainer scripts.
   * Build-depend on libmaa-dev.
   * Standards-Version: 3.8.0 (no changes).
   * Build with debhelper v7.
   * Remove duplicated fields from control (lintian).
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