• dpkg_1.20.6_amd64.changes ACCEPTED into unstable

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    Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 04:39:40 +0100
    Source: dpkg
    Architecture: source
    Version: 1.20.6
    Distribution: unstable
    Urgency: medium
    Maintainer: Dpkg Developers <debian-dpkg@lists.debian.org>
    Changed-By: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
    Closes: 822462 849752 964749 964751 966083 966110 966111 968294 968397 968442 968743 968744 969472 970083 970545 971203 972580 974087 975896 976249 977240 978983
    dpkg (1.20.6) unstable; urgency=medium
    [ Guillem Jover ]
    * libdpkg: Fix undefined behavior in varbuf functions.
    Reported by KOLANICH <kolan_n@mail.ru>.
    * libdpkg: Fix memory leaks in tar_extractor().
    * libdpkg: Fix memory leak in trigger deferred processing.
    Reported by KOLANICH <kolan_n@mail.ru>.
    * libdpkg: Fix memory leak in filesystem treewalk node free function.
    * libdpkg: Fix memory leak in filesystem treewalk iterator.
    * libdpkg: Fix single-instance memory leak with fsys dir.
    * libdpkg: Fix short-lived memory leaks.
    * libdpkg: Reset error context errmsg after free().
    * dpkg: Fix memory leak for cidir.
    Reported by KOLANICH <kolan_n@mail.ru>.
    * dpkg: Fix short-lived memory leak in --force-help output.
    Based on a patch by KOLANICH <kolan_n@mail.ru>.
    * dpkg-deb: Fix single-instance memory leak on missing conffiles control
    * dpkg-divert: Fix short-lived memory leaks.
    * dpkg-realpath: Add new -z, --zero option.
    Requested by Johannes Schauer <josch@debian.org>.
    * dpkg-deb: Make decompression error message more descriptive.
    Closes: #968442
    * dpkg-architecture: Add a --print-format option.
    Prompted by #968963.
    * dpkg-buildpackage: Warn on known R³ values in uppercase.
    Reported by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    * dpkg-buildpackage: Error out on R³ "yes" value.
    Requested by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    * dpkg-buildpackage: Clarify R³ keyword diagnostic messages.
    * dpkg-deb, dpkg-split: Fix time handling to support 64-bit time.
    * libdpkg: Check that the ar archive time is within bounds.
    * libdpkg: Ignore not-installed packages for source related virtual fields.
    Closes: #972580
    * libdpkg: Make source version parsing more robust on missing data.
    See #972580.
    * libdpkg: Do not forget not-installed packages that are set on hold.
    Reported by David Kalnischkies <donkult@debian.org>.
    * update-alternatives: Fix memory leaks for alternative database context on
    load errors.
    * update-alternatives: Fix short-lived memory leaks for alternative structs.
    * update-alternatives: Fix memory leaks with new_choice.
    * update-alternatives: Fix short-lived memory leaks for log_file and admdir.
    * dpkg-buildflags: Add support for DFLAGS. Closes: #975896
    * dpkg-parsechanaglog: Document --file in --help output.
    * libdpkg: Fix allocation size wrap around when growing a varbuf.
    * dpkg-query: Do not print database loading progress. Closes: #977240
    * Rename taint tag to merged-usr-via-aliased-dirs.
    * dpkg-buildflags: Enable reproducible=fixfilepath by default.
    Thanks to Vagrant Cascadian <vagrant@reproducible-builds.org>.
    See https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2020/10/msg00222.html.
    Closes: #974087
    * start-stop-daemon: Move umask setup before any file has been created.
    * start-stop-daemon: Add a new --output option to redirect stderr and stdout.
    * dpkg-maintscript-helper: Do not pass DPKG_ROOT prefixed pathmames to
    * dpkg: When removing old files check the pathname with diversion and
    * dpkg-realpath: Make 'link includes root prefix' error more verbose.
    * libdpkg: Make sure we do not walk on rootless trees.
    * dpkg: Fix incorrect logic around printing dependency warnings.
    Thanks to Jessica Clarke <jrtc27@debian.org>.
    Reported by Helmut Grohne <helmut@subdivi.de>.
    * Support remove-on-upgrade conffile flag via DEBIAN/conffiles.
    Based on a patch by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>. Closes: #822462
    * dpkg-fsys-usrunmess: New program.
    * Perl modules:
    - Dpkg::Index: Add new item_opts option.
    - Dpkg::Exit: Fix exit handler on program termination. Closes: #966083
    - Dpkg::Changelog::Entry::Debian: Fix format string.
    Prompted by #967911.
    - Dpkg::Changelog::Parse: Add new verbose option.
    Prompted by #967911.
    - Dpkg::Changelog::Parse: Document 'label' option.
    - Dpkg::Source::Package::V1: Print a message when verifying tarball
    - Dpkg::Path: Fix pathname traversal check for symlinks. Closes: #971203
    - Dpkg::Source::Package: Honor no_check for directory traversal checks.
    See #971203.
    - Dpkg::Source::Package: Call syserr() instead of syserror().
    Reported by Drew Parsons <dparsons@debian.org>.
    See #849752. Closes: #976249
    - Dpkg::Path: Check first whether the files are the same by comparing
    string-wise. Closes: #849752
    - Dpkg::OpenPGP: Refactor gpg armor code into its own function.
    * Documentation:
    - man: Fix typo in --print-unset option reference.
    Reported by Ferenc Wágner <wferi@debian.org>. Closes: #966110
    - man: Clarify that dpkg-architecture uses some of its own variables.
    Closes: #966111
    - man: Fix casing and namespacing in VARIABLES definitions.
    - man: Fix typo in dpkg-source(1).
    Thanks to Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org>.
    - man: Add a reference to deb-symbols(5) in deb-src-symbols(5) DESCRIPTION.
    Prompted by #970083.
    - man: Specify that symbol, version and id are separated by a single
    whitespace. Closes: #970083
    - man: Clarify day-of-month format in deb-changelog(5).
    Reported by Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org>.
    See #971977.
    - man: Update update-alternatives maintainer script usage information.
    Prompted by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    - man: Switch to use L<> markup for URLs instead of B<>.
    - doc, man: Clarify that R³ values are case sensitive.
    Prompted by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    - man: Add references to deb822(5) to file formats based on it.
    Prompted by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    - man: Clarify config-files state in dpkg(1).
    Prompted by Stuart Prescott <stuart@debian.org>.
    - man: Fix typos.
    - man: Hyphenate multiple words in deb-override(5) format description.
    - man: Uppercase acronyms and logic operators.
    - man: Empty or whitespace-only lines in deb-conffiles(5) are not accepted.
    * Code internals:
    - libcompat, dpkg: Stop using deprecated security_context_t data type.
    - update-alternatives: Refactor alternative database context freeing into a
    new function.
    - libdpkg: Do not define the clamp macro when compiling C++ code.
    Reported by Helmut Grohne <helmut@subdivi.de>.
    - libdpkg: Replace FSF address by pointing to the gnu.org URL.
    - libdpkg: Initialize pkgbin's newhash to NULL.
    Prompted by Steinar H. Gunderson <sesse@debian.org>.
    - libdpkg: Use memset() instead of open-coding struct blanking.
    Prompted by Steinar H. Gunderson <sesse@debian.org>.
    - Do not call fsys_hash_init() before command actions.
    Prompted by Steinar H. Gunderson <sesse@debian.org>.
    - libdpkg: Fix m_pipe() function definition prototype to match declaration.
    - libdpkg: Refactor new str_rtrim_spaces().
    Based on a patch by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    - dpkg: Call fsys_hash_find_node() outside tar_fsys_namenode_queue_push().
    - Use a conffilename variable to track the actual conffile name in the
    Thanks to Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>.
    * Build system:
    - Add new gen-changelog tool.
    - Pre-process the curses header before parsing it. Closes: #970545
    - Fix variable substitution in man pages.
    Reported by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>. Closes: #978983
    - Add a README.cpan to be installed as README in the CPAN distribution.
    - Do not try to use <sys/sysctl.h> on GNU/Linux.
    - Fix «make distcheck» for man pages.
    - Update GitLab CI configuration to use built-in functional test suite.
    - Make it possible to override PKGDATADIR on built scripts too.
    - Disable umask to 0 for Docker executor in GitLab CI.
    - Disable functional test suite debug mode on GitLab CI.
    - Sort po4a entries in po4a.cfg.
    * Packaging:
    - Do not fail the bug-script if readlink fails. Closes: #968397
    - Improve cron file robustness on missing or empty backup files.
    Closes: #969472
    - Use AUTOPKGTEST_TMP instead of writing into the source tree.
    - Hook the functional test suite into autopkgtest.
    - Remove trailing comma from lintian profile file.
    - Do not hardcode libdpkg-perl dependency on perl:any.
    Thanks to Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>.
    * Test suite:
    - Fix short lived memory leaks in unit tests.
    - Print the ehandle unit test error output on verbose mode.
    - Improve dpkg-divert test to output stdout and stderr.
    - Use intermediate variable for directory traversal item iteration.
    - Refactor root handling in Dpkg::Path unit tests.
    - Refactor test verbose check into an inline function.
    - Make it possible to include test.h from benchmarks.
    - Disable hash reports in benchmark tests unless verbose.
    - Add support for basic test try/catch/finally keywords.
    - Merge the dpkg-tests.git repository into tests/.
    - Update merged functional test suite assumptions.
    - Remove redundant test cases from the functional test suite.
    - Remove source package building support from functional test suite.
    - When using DPKG_BUILDTREE add scripts/ to DPKG_PATH.
    [ Add man pages translations ]
    * Portuguese (Américo Monteiro). Closes: #964751
    [ Update dselect translations ]
    * Dutch (Frans Spiesschaert). Closes: #968294
    * French (Didier Vidal). Closes: #964749
    [ Update man pages translations ]
    * Dutch (Frans Spiesschaert). Closes: #968743
    * German (Helge Kreutzmann).
    [ Update programs translations ]
    * Dutch (Frans Spiesschaert). Closes: #968744
    * German (Sven Joachim).
    [ Update scripts translations ]
    * German (Helge Kreutzmann).
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