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pkg/37385: Various database/gnats issues

>Number:         37385
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       Various databases/gnats issues
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Nov 14 14:30:00 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Hauke Fath <>
>Release:        NetBSD 3.1_STABLE
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System: NetBSD bounce 3.1_STABLE NetBSD 3.1_STABLE (BOUNCE) #0: Thu Sep 13 
13:45:05 CEST 2007 
hf@Hochstuhl:/var/obj/netbsd-builds/3/i386/sys/arch/i386/compile/BOUNCE i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386

        The databases/gnats package has various issues that seriously
        limit its usefulness:

        (1) The sysconfdir setup for send-pr(1) and install-sid(1) is
        incorrect, it adds an additional 'gnats/' into the directory

        (2) Per patches/patch-aa, various *-pr tools in libexec/gnats/
        are _not_ installed "setuid ${GNATS_USER}". That way, you
        cannot even file a pr unless you su to ${GNATS_USER}.

        (3) MESSAGE does not mention that you have to add
        ${GNATS_SERVICE} to /etc/services.

        (4) Since NetBSD already ships /usr/bin/{send-pr,install-sid}
        and friends, the equivalents from databases/gnats should
        probably be installed under a different name (maybe prefixed),
        to avoid confusion.

        (5 There is no package for gnatsweb.) 


        Install databases/gnats, and try to set it up.

        Yes, please.


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