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dpkg (1.17.12ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=medium

  * Merge with Debian; remaining changes:
    - Change native source version/format mismatch errors into warnings
      until the dust settles on Debian bug 737634 about override options.
    - Add DPKG_UNTRANSLATED_MESSAGES environment check so that higher-level
      tools can get untranslated dpkg terminal log messages while at the
      same time having translated debconf prompts.
    - Special-case arm{el,hf} ELF objects in Shlibs/ for multilib.
    - Map unqualified package names of multiarch-same packages to the native
      arch instead of throwing an error, so that we don't break on upgrade
      when there are unqualified names stored in the dpkg trigger database.
    - Add logic to the postinst to `dpkg --add-architecture i386' on new
      installs on amd64, mimicking our previous behaviour with the conffile.
    - Apply a workaround from mvo to consider ^rc packages as multiarch,
      during the dpkg consistency checks. (see LP: 1015567 and 1057367).

dpkg (1.17.12) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Guillem Jover ]
  * Only build the compatibility selinux code if libselinux is available or
    the user requested it. Also fixes build failures on non-Linux systems.
    Closes: #757637
  * Documentation:
    - Add a short description to each virtual field in dpkg-query(1), and
      mention the version they got introduced in dpkg.
    - Fix formatting of last paragraphs inside dselect(1) --color description.
  * Rework dselect columns code, to make it easier to maintain and read.
  * Add new architecture columns to dselect package list view. The new
    columns, shown by default, can be turned off with the new ‘A’ key,
    or bound to another key via the new “archdisplay” keybinding.
  * Fix a descriptor leak on dselect subprocesses when --debug is used.
  * Use «tar --format=gnu» when creating source archives. This makes sure we
    get a deterministic output format, regardless of what tar defaults to.
    Thanks to Jan Blunck <email address hidden>..
  * Use perl's length instead of defined when checking some environment
    variables, if we require them to have content.
  * Allow specifying the same build type option multiple times in
    dpkg-buildpackage and dpkg-genchanges. There seems to be scripts with
    such invocations in the wild. Closes: #757795

  [ Updated programs translations ]
  * German (Sven Joachim).

  [ Updated scripts translations ]
  * German (Helge Kreutzmann).

  [ Updated manpages translations ]
  * German (Helge Kreutzmann).

dpkg (1.17.11) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Guillem Jover ]
  * Switch URLs in docs and code comments from http:// to https:// if the
    latter is available (round two). This includes the quilt patch header
    templates, and examples in man pages.
  * Update some dpkg git URLs to the new and newer (cgit switch) scheme.
  * Changes to libcompat:
    - Make the library testable.
    - Do not run qsort() over the scandir() list if it is NULL.
    - Add a setexecfilecon() compatibility function out from dpkg code.
  * Use SELinux setexecfilecon() if available in dpkg instead of ad-hoc code.
  * Replace obsolete <sys/fcntl.h> with <fcntl.h>, which fixes compilation on
    Android. Thanks to Fredrik Fornwall <email address hidden>. Closes: #752036
  * Fix file triggers/Unincorp descriptor leak on subprocesses. Regression
    introduced with the initial triggers implementation in dpkg 1.14.17.
    Closes: #751021
  * Do not disable the stack-protector build flags on arm64 in Debian and
    derivatives, the toolchain supports them now.
    Thanks to Adam Conrad <email address hidden>. Closes: #751032
  * When parsing the statoverride database from dpkg-statoverride do not
    consider it an error and refuse to operate at all if the user or group
    names are not known to the system, just preserve them. Closes: #563307
  * Do not write to the available file when unpacking binary packages. This
    information is not useful as dpkg has never recorded the archive path,
    so it has never been truly available for re-installation anyway.
  * Add versioned Provides support:
    - Add a new dpkg --assert-versioned-provides command.
    - Packages can provide a specific version, “virtual (= 1.0)” which will
      be honored, previously it would just be accepted when parsing.
    - Non-versioned virtual packages will not satisfy versioned dependencies.
    - Versioned virtual packages will satisfy non-versioned dependencies.
    Based on skeletal code by Ben Collins <email address hidden>.
    Closes: #7330, #24934, #112131, #134582, #180316
  * On removal check Depends and Pre-Depends for packages in unpacked and
    half-configured states too.
  * Add support for new hardening build flag stackprotectorstrong in Debian
    and derivatives, enabled by default. It will fallback to stackprotector
    when the former is not functional or disabled by the user.
    Thanks to Romain Francoise <email address hidden>.
  * Change «dpkg-deb --field» code to use the libdpkg deb822 parser instead
    of an ad-hoc one. This makes sure any field fixup and sanity check is
    performed on the input, and gets reflected on the output.
  * Add new dpkg-query virtual fields db:Status-Want, db:Status-Status and
    db:Status-Eflag to allow fine-grained access to the Status values.
  * Automatically add the Testsuite field in dpkg-source to the .dsc file.
  * Spell nocheck option in dpkg-scanpackages wait_child() call correctly.
    Spotted by James McCoy <email address hidden> (in devscripts).
  * Move the explanation of functional checks from --verify-format to the
    --verify command in the dpkg(1) man page. Closes: #747264
  * Improve dpkg-buildpackage(1) man page:
    - Mark DEB_CHECK_COMMAND environment variable in bold.
    - Add final item for done hook in the actions sequence.
    - Mention that -nc does not apply either when -F is specified.
    - Mention that the --FOO-option options can be used multiple times.
    - Fix a typo in the BUGS section.
  * Mark the “and” between the filenames as regular format in dpkg-source(1).
  * Add --format and --ignore-bad-version to dpkg-source --help output.
  * Clarify error message in Dpkg::Source::Quilt when patches fail to apply,
    to note that the patch might be malformed (besides not accepting patches
    with fuzz).
  * Try to preallocate the disk size for extracted files on unpack. This
    might help in avoiding filesystem fragmentation, and possibly improve
    performance on some filesystems.
  * Print the correct removed binary filename when building a source package
    with dpkg-source --include-removal. Closes: #755166
  * Add powerpcel support to cputable. Thanks to Jae Junh <email address hidden>.
  * Bump the i386 architecture GNU triplet to i586-linux-gnu to match the
    change in gcc. Somewhat reluctantly, as i386 wants to be its unique
    snowflake and use a GNU triplet not matching its baseline. This will
    cause problems when cross-building and using unmatched combinations of
    dpkg-dev and gcc. Closes: #751363
  * Update i386 architecture GNU cpu regex in cputable to match i786 too.
  * Remove unused pkglibdir variable from
  * Perl modules:
    - Add new set_as_auto() method to Dpkg::Substvars.
    - Add support for sig and delete_sig spawn() options in Dpkg::IPC.
    - Add %opts to ensure_open() member in Dpkg::Compression::FileHandle.
    - Change find_command() to handle an empty or undef argument in Dpkg:Path.
  * Mark Format and Installed-Size as automatic substvars in dpkg-genchanges
    and dpkg-gencontrol respectively.
  * Warn on usage of deprecated Source-Version substvar.
  * Say OpenPGP instead of PGP when referring to the standard on code comments
    and output messages.
  * Add a hint to the “no dependency information found” error message in
    dpkg-shlibdeps, to check if the library is actually packaged.
    Thanks to Sylvestre Ledru <email address hidden>. Closes: #756230
  * Delete the current compressor SIGPIPE disposition in Dpkg::Source::Archive,
    which fixes ignoring SIGPIPE from the calling process. Closes: #756526
  * Ignore DEB_CHECK_COMMAND in dpkg-buildpackage if the command is not found.
  * Emit a warning when using the deprecated -is/-ip/-isp/-ips options in
  * Only print build type once in dpkg-genchanges, instead of once for each
    specified -A or -B option and then yet another time for the general build
    type description.
  * Unify build options description in --help output for dpkg-buildpackage
    and dpkg-genchanges.
  * Only allow one build type option in dpkg-genchanges and dpkg-buildpackage.
  * Correctly filter the host architecture on the Architecture field in the
    generated .changes file from dpkg-genchanges, when the debian/files
    contains arch-specific packages but dpkg-genchanges was called with
    one of the build types excluding them.
  * Add new -g and -G options to dpkg-genchanges and dpkg-buildpackage for
    source plus arch-indep/specific builds. Closes: #756975
  * Fix dpkg --add-architecture and --remove-architecture to check that they
    get exactly one argument. Closes: #757254

  [ Updated programs translations ]
  * Danish (Joe Dalton). Closes: #754127
  * French (Jean-Baka Domelevo Entfellner, Julien Patriarca).
  * Portuguese (Miguel Figueiredo). Closes: #756920
  * Spanish (Guillem Jover): Fix «dpkg-query -l» header. Closes: #756209
  * Swedish (Peter Krefting).

  [ Updated scripts translations ]
  * Swedish (Peter Krefting).

  [ Updated manpages translations ]
  * Swedish (Peter Krefting).
 -- Matthias Klose <email address hidden>   Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:14:31 +0200

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