Debian Bug report logs - #658386
suckless-tools: FTBFS on hurd-i386

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Package: src:suckless-tools; Maintainer for src:suckless-tools is Vasudev Kamath <>;

Reported by: Tanguy LE CARROUR <>

Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 16:03:02 UTC

Severity: important

Tags: patch

Found in version suckless-tools/38

Fixed in version suckless-tools/39-1

Done: Vasudev Kamath <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to,, Kai Hendry <>:
Bug#658386; Package src:suckless-tools. (Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:03:17 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Tanguy LE CARROUR <>
Subject: suckless-tools: FTBFS on hurd-i386
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 16:59:28 +0100
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Source: suckless-tools
Version: 38
Severity: important
Tags: patch
Usertags: hurd


This patch solves the build problems for GNU/Hurd due to PATH_MAX
issues. The solution is to make dynamic string allocations instead of
using fixed length buffers. The patch involves one file, and is
trivial. Parts of the the code has been reviewed by GNU/Hurd developers
and Debian GNU/Hurd developers and maintainers.

[fix_FTBFS4Hurd.patch (application/octet-stream, attachment)]

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

From: Vasudev Kamath <>
Subject: Bug#658386: fixed in suckless-tools 39-1
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:49:03 +0000
Source: suckless-tools
Source-Version: 39-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
suckless-tools, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

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
Vasudev Kamath <> (supplier of updated suckless-tools package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:28:34 +0530
Source: suckless-tools
Binary: suckless-tools
Architecture: source i386
Version: 39-1
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Vasudev Kamath <>
Changed-By: Vasudev Kamath <>
 suckless-tools - simple commands for minimalistic window managers
Closes: 378175 610478 627662 636030 642307 650573 650574 658386 665884 667796 692737
 suckless-tools (39-1) experimental; urgency=low
   [ Michael Stummvoll ]
   * Added manpage for dmenu_run (Closes: #610478)
   * Updated manpages for slock, ssid, swarp and wmname (Closes: #636030)
   * Updated manpage for sselp (Closes: #378175)
   * Removed st from the package. Suggests stterm now. Since st is
     no longer part of this package it doesn't install st.256color.
     (Closes: #642307,#665884)
   * Fixed a typo in the wmname manpage
   * Added some docs
   [ Vasudev Kamath ]
   * debian/control:
     + Increased minimum debhelper required to 9
     + Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.4. This did not require any change
       to package.
     + Added Michael Stummvoll as Uploader
     + Added dependency on dpkg-dev >= to introduce hardening flags
       using dpkg-buildflags.
   * Set debian/compat to 9
   * Created new version 39
     + Imported new version of lsw (Closes: #650573)
     + Updated dmenu (Closes: #650574, #658386)
     + Added sprop and lsx (Closes: #627662)
     + Imported new version of slock. This resolves CVE-2012-1620
       (Closes: #667796, #692737)
     + Imported new version of tabbed
   * debian/rules:
     + Added get-orig-source target to get upstream source tarball for included
   * debian/patches:
     + Added patch to do setgid shadow instead of setuid root on slock Makefile
     + Added patch to introduce hardening flags and allow DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=noopt
     + Added patch to make command execution visible in Makefiles
     + Added patch to escape '-' symbol in manpage for tabbed and use temp files
       in secure way (04_tabbed-manpage-hyphen-fix.patch).
   * debian/README.source:
     + Updated this file with proper instruction on how to recreate the original
       source tarballs required for package building.
   * debian/create_orig_source shell script is added which will be invoked when
     get-orig-source target in debian/rules is invoked
   * debian/watch:
     + Empty watch file added with only version=3 string in it to avoid lintian
   * debian/README.slock.Debian:
     + This file is added giving instruction on how to use the slock command.
   * debian/copyright:
     + Fixed the Copyright fields for lsw, dmenu, tabbed.
     + Changed short license name from MIT to Expat.
   * Switched to source format 3.0 (quilt)
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