dpkg 1.19.2ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu


dpkg (1.19.2ubuntu1) disco; urgency=medium

  * Merge from current Debian testing; remaining Ubuntu 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/Objdump.pm 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.
    - Apply a workaround from mvo to consider ^rc packages as multiarch,
      during the dpkg consistency checks. (see LP: 1015567 and 1057367).
    - dpkg-gencontrol: Fix Package-Type override handling for ddeb support.
    - Add Zstd compression and decompression support for binary packages.
  * Fix implicit declaration of getenv in i18n.c and signedness errors in
    zstd patches (nod to Gianfranco Costamagna for being a human -Werror).

dpkg (1.19.2) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Guillem Jover ]
  * dpkg: Fix --force-not-root for chown() and chmod() based syscalls, and
    give a more meaningful error message on chroot(). Closes: #614126
  * dpkg-divert, dpkg-statoverride: Add new --instdir and --root options,
    and make the commands honor the DPKG_ROOT environment variable.
  * libdpkg: Call the pager with «$SHELL -c» to respect POSIX. Closes: #910009
  * libdpkg: Do not spawn a pager if we are going to call «cat».
  * libdpkg: Honor DPKG_PAGER when spawning a pager.
    Suggested by Craig Sanders <email address hidden>.
  * libdpkg: Set LESS to “-FRSXMQ” if not already set, when spawning a pager.
  * libdpkg: Ignore SIGPIPE when setting up a pager, and then ignore EPIPE
    errors when writing to stdout, otherwise if we quit the pager early, the
    program will exit with an error code.
  * libdpkg: Set stdout to be fully buffered when using a pager.
  * dpkg, dpkg-query: Add new --no-pager option. For dpkg this is also a
    configuration option. Closes: #909754
  * Perl modules:
    - Dpkg::OpenPGP: Ignore Version field in enarmored output.
      Fixes CPAN#127217.
    - Dpkg::OpenPGP: Do not read the gpg user configuration file.
    - Dpkg::Source::Functions: Reimplement is_binary() w/o using diff(1).
    - Dpkg::Source::Package::V2: Split the BinaryFiles module into its own
      file, and give it a more generic name (Dpkg::Source::BinaryFiles).
    - Dpkg::Source::Package::V2: Move binary file detection to BinaryFiles
  * Documentation:
    - dpkg-buildpackage(1): Clarify --build=source explanation.
    - dsc(5): Clarify what “flattened” means in Testsuite-Triggers.
      Prompted by Mattia Rizzolo <email address hidden>.
    - dsc(5): Add a reference to where the source formats are described.
      Prompted by Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <email address hidden>.
    - dpkg-source(1): Improve documentation on vendor-specific series files.
    - deb-control(5): Document Build-Ids field.
      Prompted by Stuart Prescott <email address hidden>.
    - dpkg(1): Clarify which fields are affected by dependency options.
      Prompted by James Clarke <email address hidden>.
    - dpkg-query(1): Document the PAGER environment variable usage.
    - Dpkg(1): Add POD documentation about the module hierarchy and API.
  * Code internals:
    - dpkg-split: Use nfstrnsave() instead of nfmalloc() + memcpy().
    - libdpkg: Add new fsys-dir module.
    - libdpkg: Pass the file contents to the pager instead of the filename.
    - libdpkg: Add a pager kill switch, so that it can be forcefully disabled.
  * Build system:
    - Distribute a LICENSE file on CPAN.
    - Do not make the Build.PL script executable.
    - Generalize PACKAGE_CPAN_SIGN by setting PACKAGE_DIST_IS_RELEASE instead.
    - Add a release_status key to the CPAN metadata.
    - Fix typo in CPAN recommends key.
    - Improve test and author CPAN dependencies.
  * Packaging:
    - Break libapt-pkg5.0 instead of apt. Closes: #909959
      Analysis by Sven Joachim <email address hidden>.
  * Test suite:
    - Skip version checks involving «dpkg --compare-versions» if not available.
      This is relevant on CPAN or on non-dpkg-based systems.

  [ Updated programs translations ]
  * Polish (Łukasz Dulny).

  [ Updated man pages translations ]
  * German (Helge Kreutzmann).

dpkg (1.19.1) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Guillem Jover ]
  * Fix logic in dpkg-buildpackage to decide whether to run build targets,
    which broke tons of packages that are violating Debian policy MUSTs.
    Thanks to James Clarke <email address hidden>. Closes: #878899
  * Do not try to recompute hashes for the .dsc file when signing binary-only
    builds in dpkg-buildpackage. Reported by Ximin Luo <email address hidden>.
  * Pass the correct source stanza to the dpkg-buildpackage code parsing the
    Rules-Requires-Root field. This meant the field was being ignored.
  * Run dpkg-source directly from the current working directory in
    dpkg-buildpackage, instead of changing directory back and forth.
  * Setup and check rootcommand in dpkg-buildpackage only if it is going to
    be needed. Reported by Niels Thykier <email address hidden>.
  * Add color support to dpkg-maintscript-helper (a shell script).
  * Fix warning by including <sys/sysmacros.h> for makedev() in libdpkg.
  * Fix directory traversal with dpkg-deb --raw-extract, by guaranteeing
    that the DEBIAN pathname does not exist. Closes: #879982
    Reported by Jakub Wilk <email address hidden>.
  * Add new AS, STRIP, OBJCOPY, OBJDUMP, NM, AR and RANLIB buildtools
    variables to buildtools.mk. Prompted by Helmut Grohne <email address hidden>.
  * Restore rejecting negated architectures in Architecture field in
    dpkg-gencontrol and dpkg-genchanges. Regression introduced in dpkg 1.18.5.
  * Fix dpkg-gensymbols to print "error" instead of "warning" when these
    are fatal. Closes: #881488
  * Rename DPKG_GAIN_ROOT_CMD to DEB_GAIN_ROOT_CMD in the R³ support, as
    the variable is expected to be set by any builder, not just dpkg. And
    introduce ephemeral backwards compatibility even though there are no
    known users.
  * Do not set DEB_GAIN_ROOT_CMD in dpkg-buildpackage when the R³ value is
    <implementations-keywords>, following the specification.
  * Specify that DEB_GAIN_ROOT_CMD in R³ should preserve the environment.
    Proposed by Josh Triplett <email address hidden>.
  * Specify new DEB_RULES_REQUIRES_ROOT variable for R³ support.
  * Add new --rules-requires-root option to dpkg-buildpackage.
  * Declare R³ specification as "recommendation, stable" with version 1.0.
  * Export architecture variables by default from architecture.mk, as
    documented in dpkg-architecture(1). Closes: #888964
    Thanks to Jack Bates <email address hidden>
  * Increment the line number on dpkg --set-selections on unknown packages.
    Reported by Heinz Repp <email address hidden>. Closes: #888983
  * Switch a DEBIAN/conffile parsing assert() in dpkg due to empty lines
    into an ohshit(), because this is really a run-time error.
  * Fix assert() in dselect to expect the method lock file descriptor to be
    initialized, instead of non-zero.
  * Switch a fatal() call in start-stop-daemon into the new BUG() macro,
    because it is really an internal error.
  * Switch all assert() calls (except in update-alternatives) into internerr()
    or BUG() calls, to get way better reporting with variable contents and
    descriptions, and to make them always present independent of NDEBUG.
  * Add a new --no-rename option to dpkg-divert. This is the current default
    behavior, but it will make it possible to do a default switch in 1.20.x.
  * Warn when using dpkg-divert --add or --remove w/o --rename or --no-rename.
  * Warn when using dpkg-divert --rename on a file from an Essential package.
  * Use a single “struct filenamenode” definition for the entire code base.
    Closes: #746766
  * Add support for frontend locking. This makes it possible for frontends
    using this new protocol, to safely lock the dpkg database w/o risk of
    race conditions with other dpkg instances or frontends supporting the
    same protocol. Thanks to Julian Andres Klode <email address hidden>.
  * Do not emit perl warnings in dpkg-source --help on source formats w/o
  * Make dpkg-buildpackage validate OpenPGP signing key IDs length. Error out
    for short key IDs and warn for long key IDs.
  * On the dpkg conffile prompt, print the set of environment variables setup
    for the conffile shell, for easier discoverability.
  * Fix dpkg-buildpackage option --rules-file parsing. It was trying to parse
    it as --rules-target, which due to the ordering was a no-op.
  * Only check for fallback build targets presence on binary builds in
  * Only check required build dependencies for known targets specified with
    dpkg-buildpackage --rules-target option.
    Reported by Johannes Schauer <email address hidden>.
  * Track package status dirtiness in dpkg to only log and report in status-fd
    when it has changed, removing duplication in output. Closes: #365921
  * Use Synopsis instead of Summary for the short Description, to unify the
    nomenclature and to make it more descriptive. Add a new binary:Synopsis
    virtual field to dpkg-query show format.
  * Add new dpkg-buildpackage --no-post-clean option, to be able to explicitly
    select the current default behavior.
  * Dump database package records in alphabetical order. This will give
    reproducible status and available database files, and make it possible
    to output other deb822 formatted data in a deterministic way.
  * Require both standard input and output to be connected to a terminal to
    use a pager.
  * Run dpkg-query --list output through a pager if we are on a terminal,
    instead of truncating it, to avoid data loss. Closes: #898603
  * Fix use after free in dpkg maintainer script handling. Regression
    introduced in dpkg 1.19.0.
  * Flush output for dpkg-query --status, --print-avail and --listfiles at
    the end, instead of after each stanza.
  * Add support for dumping all dpkg-query --status and --print-avail records
    from the database when no arguments are specified. Closes: #616342
  * Add new dpkg-gensymbols -l option to avoid having to abuse LD_LIBRARY_PATH
    for cross-build paths.
  * Check that DPKG_MAINTSCRIPT_PACKAGE is defined in dpkg-maintscript-helper.
    Closes: #907772
  * Switch dpkg-gencontrol and dpkg-genchanges to track automatically
    generated artifacts by using the Auto-Built-Package field from the binary
    package instead of hardcoding package name patterns (such as «-dbgsym$»).
  * Add new --reverse option to dpkg-parsechangelog, to list the changelog
    entries in reverse order.
  * Architecture support:
    - Add support for riscv64 CPU. Closes: #822914
      Thanks to Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <email address hidden>
    - Document the purpose and columns in the tupletable file.
  * Portability:
    - Add libcompat md5 module to the libcompat-test library, so that we
      always make sure it builds, even when we use an external implementation.
    - Convert libcompat md5 module to use C99 int types, instead of mapping
      them from the BSD types at configure time.
    - Use MD5_CTX instead of struct MD5Context, as the prevalent more portable
      type on system's <md5.h> headers.
    - Check for ldconfig command in dpkg only on platforms that do have it.
    - Fix file descriptor leak in start-stop-daemon on AIX.
    - libcompat: Add new strchrnul() implementation.
  * Perl modules:
    - Dpkg::Source::Package::V1: Check that $tarname is defined before use.
      Thanks to Christoph Biedl <email address hidden>.
      Closes: #879124
    - Dpkg::Vendor::Debian: Use proper %use_feature key. This was causing perl
      errors on paths not accepted for fixdebugpath.
      Reported by Mattia Rizzolo <email address hidden>, on IRC. Closes: #881051
    - Dpkg::Changelog: Print versions for incorrect changelog range warnings.
      Thanks to Paul Wise <email address hidden>.
    - Dpkg::Shlibs::SymbolFile: Check that $state->{seen} exists instead of
      $state being just defined. Fixes regression in dpkg-gensymbols symbols
      output. Thanks to Dmitry Shachnev <email address hidden>. Closes: #880166
    - Dpkg::Arch: Add new positive options argument to arch validators.
    - Dpkg::Vendor::Debian: Mark hurd-i386 as having gcc builtin PIE.
      Requested by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden>.
    - Dpkg::Source::Package::V2: Print one building line per existing tarball.
    - Dpkg::Source::Package: Print building lines for upstream tarball
      signatures. Closes: #888787
    - Dpkg::Deps: Turn virtualpkg tracking from an arrayyref into a hashref.
    - Dpkg::Vendor::Debian: Mark riscv64 as having gcc builtin PIE.
    - Dpkg::Shlibs::Objdump: Fix ELF program detection, for PIE binaries and
      executable libraries.
    - Dpkg::Version: Fix bool overload behavior back to be an is_valid()
      alias. Emit a specific perl warning until 1.20.x so that users can check
      whether the semantic change has any impact on the code, which can then
      be quiesced. Closes: #895004
    - Dpkg::Changelog::Parse: When detecting the changelog format, read the
      last 4KiB of the file instead of using «tail -n40», which should be
      both faster and more portable, as the default tail(1) is not POSIX
      compliant on all systems (c.f. Solaris).
    - Dpkg::Build::Types: Add new set_build_type_from_targets() function.
    - Dpkg::Shlibs::SymbolFile: Always assign a proper Dpkg::Version to the
      deprecated variable, otherwise the scalar value 0 can get confused
      on scalar context to denote it is *not* deprecated instead of being
      version 0.
    - Dpkg::Shlibs: Disable bool overload Dpkg::Version warnings.
    - Dpkg::Vendor::Debian: Inline _parse_feature_area() into
      _add_build_flags(), for a small speed up and line count reduction.
    - Dpkg::BuildFlags: Move default flags setting into the Dpkg::Vendor
    - Dpkg::Gettext: Fix fallback textdomain() to honor its expected interface.
    - Dpkg::Deps: Split subpackages into their own separate modules.
    - Dpkg::Source: Do not change patch permissions if not necessary.
      Closes: #898010
    - Dpkg::Substvars: Reword used/unused warnings to clarify their meaning.
      Closes: #904258
    - Dpkg::Shlibs: Warn when using LD_LIBRARY_PATH with a private library
      directory which is a descendent of the current working directory.
    - Dpkg::Source::Package::V3::Quilt: Print series file used when applying
    - Dpkg::OpenPGP: Return the destination path on successful ASCII armor
    - Dpkg::Control::Fields: Do not use & sigil for function calls.
    - Dpkg::Shlibs: Ignore nonexistent directories present in LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
    - Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts: Satisfy :native with arch:all packages too.
      These are treated as native packages everywhere else in the multi-arch
      design, this was the only exception, which has become a source of
      packaging problems as of late. This was apparently an oversight in
      the original implementation. Closes: #854438
    - Dpkg::Vendor::Debian: Add fixfilepath support to reproducible feature.
    - Dpkg::Dist::Files: Add support for file attributes.
  * Documentation:
    - Update gettext minimal version in README.
    - Add a missing dot on the dpkg-buildflags(1) «lfs» feature paragraph.
      Spotted by Helge Kreutzmann <email address hidden>.
    - Document DPKG_COLORS environment variable for all programs using it.
    - Document DPKG_NLS environment variable for all programs using it.
    - Document the Testsuite and Testsuite-Triggers fields in
      deb-src-control(5). Prompted by Mattia Rizzolo <email address hidden>.
    - Update git URLs for move away from alioth.debian.org.
    - Fix set_build_type_from_options() description in Dpkg::Build::Types.
    - Clarify PIE build flag feature semantics. Closes: #900088
    - Clarify dpkg-buildpackage pre and post-clean options and their default
    - Add --build option equivalents for dpkg-buildpackage short build type
      options in --help output.
    - Fold dpkg-buildpackage --[no-]check-builddeps in --help into both -D
      and -d option descriptions.
    - Mark profiles as a replaceable item in dpkg-buildpackage --help output.
    - Update test suite requirements in README.
    - Document textdomain() and ngettext() replacement functions in
      Dpkg::Gettext POD.
    - Clarify arch-qualified dependency simplification in Dpkg::Deps POD.
    - Improve Dpkg::Deps modules and methods documentation.
    - Fix typo in deb-changes(5). Closes: #902616
    - Clarify awaiting state for interest and activate directives.
      Closes: #904060
    - Fix man page markup. Closes: #900033, #900035, #900040
      Thanks to Bjarni Ingi Gislason <email address hidden>.
    - Fix Doxygen comment for libdpkg dpkg_arch_find() function.
    - Document the dangers of using start-stop-daemon(8) only with --pidfile
      as matching option with the pid file owned by a non-privileged user.
  * Code internals:
    - Do not use stringy eval to define different sub implementations,
      just assign an anonymous sub to the typeglob.
    - Use memccpy() instead of strncpy() to quiesce a gcc-8 warning.
    - Change pkgbin_name_needs_arch() to never arch-qualify packages that
      have an empty or no architecture, which was already handled as part
      of varbuf_add_archqual().
    - libdpkg: Factor out cached arch-qualified package name generation into
      new pkgbin_name_archqual() function.
    - libdpkg: Add new pkg_name() and pkgbin_name() const variants.
    - libdpkg, dselect: Use new pkg_name_const() and pkgbin_name_const().
    - libdpkg: Rename struct pkginfo files member to archives.
    - dpkg: Call ensure_package_clientdata() defensively.
    - dpkg: For read-only state functions, check that clientdata is allocated
      before using it.
    - libdpkg: Move files list information from dpkg clientdata to pkginfo.
    - dpkg: Move ensure_package_clientdata() into its own file.
    - libdpkg: Move db-fsys code from src to lib/dpkg.
    - libdpkg: Rename pkg-db module to pkg-hash.
    - libdpkg: Simplify pkg_files_blank() by using a pointer to pointer to
      track the previous entry.
    - libdpkg: Factor out package files handling into its own module.
    - libdpkg: Switch to a new tiny struct to track file on-disk identity.
      This should reduce the run-time memory used.
    - libdpkg: Reset nfiles in files_db_reset().
    - libdpkg: Split push_cleanup() into push_cleanup_fallback().
    - Switch from strchr() + strlen() to strchrnul().
    - libdpkg: Change dpkg_error to track errno values.
    - libdpkg: Add new varbuf_new() and varbuf_free() functions.
    - libdpkg: Add new file_slurp() function.
    - libdpkg: Switch db-fsys to use the new file_slurp() function.
    - libdpkg: Add new pkg_infodb_reset_dir().
    - libdpkg: Add new m_dup() function.
    - libdpkg: Factor out package stanza printing into its own function.
    - libdpkg: Split pager specific code into its own module.
    - libdpkg: Add pager spawning and reaping support.
    - Use new pager spawning support instead of open-coding it, or piping it
      via a shell invocation, which required metacharacter escaping.
    - dpkg-query: Split enqperpackage() into each different action.
  * Build system:
    - Set distribution tarball format to ustar, instead of default v7 format.
    - Mark PO4A and POD2MAN as precious variables.
    - Automatically replace -Wno- with -W when testing compiler flags,
      instead of passing the positive form manually.
    - Enable clang -Wdocumentation warning if available.
    - Enable gcc-7 -Wregister warning if available.
    - Add CPAN distribution machinery for the perl modules. Closes: #821177
    - Add an autogen script to help people bootstrap the project.
    - Distribute the man.stamp from VPATH.
    - Preserve timestamps when distributing man pages.
    - Add a GitLab CI configuration file.
    - Disable C optimization levels when configuring for code coverage.
  * Packaging:
    - Install update-alternatives policykit-1 file.
    - Add Breaks to libdpkg-perl against pkg-kde-tools (<< 0.15.28~), as
      that package is using private modules with no API guarantees, that
      obviously broke due to recent changes in 1.19.0. Closes: #878919
    - Add Breaks on debhelper << 10.10.1~ to dpkg-dev, so that debhelper users
      wanting to use R³ support do not need a versioned dependency on dpkg-dev.
    - Add Breaks dgit << 3.13~ to libdpkg-perl, as older dgit versions assumed
      that Dpkg::Compression::Process was available, via implicit import
      from Dpkg::Source::Package.
      Reported by Ian Jackson <email address hidden>.
    - Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1 (no changes needed).
    - Add bzip2 and xz-utils to Build-Depends, required by the functional test
      suite, but shadowed by dpkg-dev from the build system pulling those in.
    - Add versioned libncurses-dev as the first Build-Depends alternative.
      Thanks to Sven Joachim <email address hidden>.
    - Do not pass VERBOSE to test suite, as we are not using any automake
      test driver, so it does not get honored.
    - Rename maintainer-build DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS to new standardized terse.
    - Enable verbose test suite only in non-terse builds.
    - Add a Suggests on sensible-utils to libdpkg-perl.
    - Switch libdpkg-perl again to depend on perl:any, now that debootstrap
      in stable (stretch) supports arch-qualified dependencies.
    - Update libdpkg-perl public module list in package description.
    - Add Breaks on apt (<< 1.7~b) for --status-fd duplicate removals.
  * Test suite:
    - Skip Dpkg::OpenPGP test if gpg is not present.
    - Check POD in all perl scripts.
    - Consider *.PL also to be perl files.
    - Infer automatically the unit test data directory.
    - Infer automatically the unit test temp directory.
    - Add new po author test case (use i18nspector if available).
    - Add new test cases to clarify arch-qualified dependency simplification.
    - Add several TODO tests cases for dependency simplification.
    - Add new cppcheck author test.
    - Add support for new test_get_srcdir() test_get_builddir().
    - Add new unit tests for namevalue, fsys-hash and pkg-hash libdpkg modules.
    - Improve coverage of perl unit tests.
    - Delete fixup lines from i18nspector output instead of emptying them.
    - Add new codespell author test.
    - Add new test that the public libdpkg headers can be compiled with C++.

  [ Josh Triplett ]
  * Perl: Replace all calls to Cwd::cwd with Cwd::getcwd; the former calls
    /bin/pwd, while the latter uses the getcwd() syscall directly.

  [ Updated programs translations ]
  * Dutch (Frans Spiesschaert). Closes: #881401
  * German (Sven Joachim).
  * Italian (Milo Casagrande). Closes: #883085
  * Polish (Łukasz Dulny).
  * Simplified Chinese (Zhou Mo, Boyuan Yang). Closes: #900547, #890806
  * Spanish (Javier Fernández-Sanguino).
  * Traditional Chinese (Buo-ren Lin). Closes: #905887
  * Turkish (Mert Dirik). Closes: #886252

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

  [ Updated man pages translations ]
  * Dutch (Frans Spiesschaert). Closes: #881403
  * German (Helge Kreutzmann).
  * Simplified Chinese (Zhou Mo).

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