Debian Bug report logs - #563522
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Package: acorn-fdisk; Maintainer for acorn-fdisk is Debian QA Group <>; Source for acorn-fdisk is src:acorn-fdisk.

Reported by: Thorsten Glaser <>

Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2010 16:00:02 UTC

Severity: minor

Tags: patch

Fixed in version acorn-fdisk/3.0.6-7

Done: Thorsten Glaser <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Philip Blundell <>:
Bug#563522; Package acorn-fdisk. (Sun, 03 Jan 2010 16:00:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Thorsten Glaser <>:
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From: Thorsten Glaser <>
Subject: cleanup patches
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2010 15:55:40 +0000 (UTC)
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Package: acorn-fdisk
Severity: minor
Tags: patch


this is the rest of my original patch split off from #552791 due
to being out of scope. Please apply it when you prepare the next
upload. As stated, I didn’t bump the Standards-Version but fixed
a number of other issues and wrote a rudimentary manual page.

I talked to: Russell King - ARM Linux <>
He said he didn’t actively maintain it any longer but will take
patches for it, so I suggest you feed all Debian patches that
apply back there. I also pointed out a possible endianness is-
sue, there may be more though that is the one gcc4.4 found.

Sometimes they [people] care too much: pretty printers [and syntax highligh-
ting, d.A.] mechanically produce pretty output that accentuates irrelevant
detail in the program, which is as sensible as putting all the prepositions
in English text in bold font.	-- Rob Pike in "Notes on Programming in C"
[acorn-fdisk_3.0.6-7.debdiff (text/plain, attachment)]

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Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Thorsten Glaser <>
Subject: Bug#563522: fixed in acorn-fdisk 3.0.6-7
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 19:02:05 +0000
Source: acorn-fdisk
Source-Version: 3.0.6-7

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

  to main/a/acorn-fdisk/acorn-fdisk_3.0.6-7.diff.gz
  to main/a/acorn-fdisk/acorn-fdisk_3.0.6-7.dsc
  to main/a/acorn-fdisk/acorn-fdisk_3.0.6-7_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
Thorsten Glaser <> (supplier of updated acorn-fdisk package)

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Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 18:45:24 +0000
Source: acorn-fdisk
Binary: acorn-fdisk
Architecture: source i386
Version: 3.0.6-7
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <>
Changed-By: Thorsten Glaser <>
 acorn-fdisk - Partition editor for Acorn/RISC OS machines
Closes: 366447 436190 552791 563522 563996
 acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-7) unstable; urgency=low
   * QA upload.
   * Acknowledge NMU (Closes: #366447) (Closes: #552791) (Closes: #563996)
     Thanks Martin!
   * Apply my patch from January 2010 (Closes: #563522)
     + fix compiler warnings:
       - fdisk.c: passing … from incompatible pointer type
       - lib/scheme/icside.c: dereferencing … does break strict-aliasing rules
         XXX there might be an endianness issue left from the original code
       - lib/scheme/pcbios.c: array subscript is above array bounds
       - lib/scheme/pcbios.c: use of uninitialised value
     + fix lintian warnings:
       - debhelper-but-no-misc-depends
       - debian-rules-ignores-make-clean-error
       - spelling-error-in-binary
       - unknown-section base
       - package-contains-empty-directory
     + debian/watch: new file (took me some time to track down upstream tho)
     + debian/control: add Homepage (as close to one as I could find)
     + debian/manpages, debian/acorn-fdisk.8: new files
   * Extend the manual page, obsoletes another bug (Closes: #436190)
   * Set maintainer to QA group. (I will however keep an eye on this
     package and, while not promising, might take it over. Not now.)
   * Add debian/source/format (preferring 1.0 at the moment)
   * Port this to GNU/kFreeBSD (some ideas from util-linux, 10x)
   * Disable building on GNU/Hurd until we have a way to port it
   * Fix more compiler warnings (format strings, unused variables)
   * Support short options in addition to GNU --long-options
   * Honour dpkg CFLAGS during build
   * debian/dirs: remove, not needed
   * debian/README.source: new, describe TODO
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