Bug#456148: Intend to NMU

Nico Golde nion at debian.org
Sat Dec 22 18:46:12 UTC 2007

Hi Varun,
* Varun Hiremath <varunhiremath at iitm.ac.in> [2007-12-22 19:12]:
> On Sat, 22 Dec, 2007 at 04:29:31PM +0100, Nico Golde wrote:
> > Hi,
> > attached is a patch for an NMU which fixes these issues.
> > It will be also archived on:
> > http://people.debian.org/~nion/nmu-diff/libjfreechart-java-1.0.8-1_1.0.8-1.1.patch
> These two patches are included in the new upstream release 1.0.8a
> which we already have ready for upload, but it introduces new bugs
> [1].

Oh thanks I missed this in the bug report.

> The bug [1] has been fixed in the jfreechart-1.0.x-branch but
> that branch doesn't seem to include the security fixes, so we can't
> update to that branch also. So, we thought of waiting for the new
> 1.0.9 release which should happen any time next week.

Waiting for security releases is considered to be bad if you 
can gather the information for fixing this issue.

> @ Michael, should we release 1.0.8a version?

No please not if it breaks things.

Can you maybe ask upstream for the patch then?
His changes to the branch are in revision 676 but he later 
removed some of them in 683 so I am bit confused about the 
status of this in the branch.

Kind regards

Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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