iproute issues in hardy

Matt LaPlante cyberdog3k at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 19:49:48 UTC 2008

On 6/15/08, Matt LaPlante <cyberdog3k at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Core Devs,
>   As you may or may not know, the iproute package included in Hardy
> contains a fairly severe regression that causes several packages which
> perform traffic control to fail.  Among the affected are the popular
> shorewall and wondershaper apps.  This issue is tracked in bug
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/iproute/+bug/194623, but
> despite being reported back in March, and patched upstream by Debian,
> the issue does not seem to be addressed yet in Hardy.  I believe this
> bug should qualify for the SRU process because:
> - It affects Hardy, an LTS release.
> - It is a fairly severe regression, preventing multiple popular
> traffic control apps from functioning.
> - There is a known, and presumably safe, fix already released upstream.
>  One other point of confusion:  In the bug metadata, the maintainer
> listed for the iproute package is "Maintainer:  Debian iproute
> maintainers".  This doesn't seem congruent with the fact that Debian
> Core Developers is actually given in the deb.
>  If there is anything I can personally do to help expedite a fix,
> please let me know.  Thanks for your time.


> -
> Matt

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