Devuan bug report logs - #121
reportbug recommends non-existent package (emacs23-bin-common)

Package: reportbug; Maintainer for reportbug is Mark Hindley <>; Source for reportbug is src:reportbug.

Reported by: Boruch Baum <>

Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:07:48 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: KatolaZ <>

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From: Boruch Baum <>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: reportbug recommends non-existent package (emacs23-bin-common)
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:27:11 -0400
Subject: reportbug: recommends non-existent package (emacs23-bin-common)
Package: reportbug
Version: 7.1.6+devuan2.1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

This version of reportbug recommends a non-existent package,

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
EDITOR="TERM=xterm-256color emacsclient -nw -c --alternate-editor="""

** ~/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "6.6.6~bpo8"
mode standard
ui text
realname "Boruch Baum"
email ""

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 1.0 (jessie)
Release:	1.0
Codename:	jessie

Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-2-grsec-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                1.4.6
ii  python3-reportbug  7.1.6+devuan2.1
pn  python3:any        <none>

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                                 <none>
pn  debconf-utils                              <none>
pn  debsums                                    <none>
ii  dlocate                                    1.07+nmu1
pn  emacs23-bin-common | emacs24-bin-common    <none>
ii  exim4                                      4.89-2+deb9u1~bpo8+1
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-transport-agent]  4.89-2+deb9u1~bpo8+1
ii  file                                       1:5.22+15-2+deb8u3
ii  gir1.2-gtk-3.0                             3.14.5-1+deb8u1
pn  gir1.2-vte-2.91                            <none>
ii  gnupg                                      2.1.18-6
ii  python3-gi                                 3.22.0-2
ii  python3-gi-cairo                           3.22.0-2
pn  python3-gtkspellcheck                      <none>
ii  python3-urwid                              1.3.1-2+b1
ii  xdg-utils                                  1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.4

Versions of packages python3-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                1.4.6
ii  file               1:5.22+15-2+deb8u3
ii  python3-debian     0.1.27
ii  python3-debianbts  2.6.1
ii  python3-requests   2.12.4-1
pn  python3:any        <none>

python3-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- debconf information:
Unescaped left brace in regex is deprecated, passed through in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/^(.*?)(\\)?\${ <-- HERE ([^{}]+)}(.*)$/ at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/ line 72.
Unescaped left brace in regex is deprecated, passed through in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/\${ <-- HERE ([^}]+)}/ at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/ line 30.

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From: KatolaZ <>
Subject: wrong user configuration
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:53:11 +0100
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I am closing this one. Motivations are below:

The reported version of reportbug has been superseeded by a forked
Devuan package. This happened around April 2017.

The reported bug was fixed in that version (6.6.3+devuan1.3).

The user should correcly update their system to the current

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