another two days of paid work on Debian

Last year I told you that I spent two full-time days working on Debian as a part of initiative sponsored by my current employer.

This year I’ve devoted these two days again for Debian.

Quick summary of what I was able to do during these two days.

11 bugs, 4 lintian errors and 43 warnings were fixed. In addition 3 packages now use new source format (usually that means repackaging software from scratch). 4 uses new copyright format and the newest Standards-Version. 5 packages were updated to the newest upstream version.

Changelog entries:


potrace (1.11-1) unstable; urgency=low

* The Akamai Technologies paid volunteer days release.
* New upstream version.
* Completely repackaged from scratch (funny experience as usual):
- uses new copyright format
- uses debhelper compatibility level 9 w/hardening options
- uses the newest Standards-Version
- fixes 11 lintian warnings and 2 errors
* Fixes typo in manpage. (Closes: #694492)

-- Bartosz Fenski Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:23:32 +0100

makeself (2.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low

* The Akamai Technologies paid volunteer days release.
* New upstream release. (Closes: #690105)
- handles df output in more portable way (Closes: #641804)
* Repackaged from scratch.
- uses new packaging format 3.0 (Closes: #670738)
- uses new copyright format
- uses debhelper compatibility level 9
- uses the newest Standards-Version
- fixes 2 lintian errors and 6 warnings

-- Bartosz Fenski Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:32:45 +0100

dibbler (1.0.0~rc1-1) unstable; urgency=low

* The Akamai Technologies paid volunteer days release.
* New upstream release candidate 1 version (Closes: #686539)
- doesn't drop dhcp session during pppd restarts (Closes: #641237)
- doesn't hang indefinitely on 'stop' (Closes: #675272)
* Calls dh --with autotools_dev to prevent build failures (Closes: 727356)
* Includes Japanese debconf translation (Closes: #718921)
* Updated Standards-Version (no changes needed)
* Uses debhelper compatibility level 9 w/hardening options
* init scripts now source init functions
* Fixes 20 lintian warnings.

-- Bartosz Fenski Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:05:56 +0100

calcurse (3.1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low

* The Akamai Technologies paid volunteer days release.
* New upstream version.
* ACK previous NMU - thanks!
* Bumped Standards-Version (no changes needed)

-- Bartosz Fenski Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:22:06 +0100

ipcalc (0.41-4) unstable; urgency=low

* The Akamai Technologies paid volunteer days release.
* Fixes overzealous input checking (Closes: #332468)
* Martin F Krafft removed as co-maintainer (Closes: #719098)
+ package now uses new copyright format
* Bumped Standards-Version (no changes needed)

-- Bartosz Fenski Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:05:15 +0100

msort (8.53-1) unstable; urgency=low

* The Akamai Technologies paid volunteer days release.
* New upstream release.
* ACK previous NMUs, thanks!
* Switched to new source format.
* Switched to new copyright format.
* Moved patches to new quilt format and described them.
* Bumped Standards-Version (no changes needed)
* Has correct tcl/tk dependencies (Closes: #545135)
* Doesn't segfault with certain input (Closes: #630485)

-- Bartosz Fenski Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:39:44 +0100

Thank you Akamai ;)

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