whois package contains unrelated binary 'mkpasswd'

Bug #284416 reported by Martijn vdS on 2008-10-16
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
whois (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
whois (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

The 'whois' package installs '/usr/bin/mkpasswd'.

This is strange, because mkpasswd and whois are completely different programs, doing completely different things.

I suggest splitting mkpasswd out into its own package.

Chuck Short (zulcss) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. This will be considered for the next release of Ubuntu.

Regards
chuck

Changed in whois (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package whois - 4.7.36ubuntu2

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whois (4.7.36ubuntu2) lucid; urgency=low

  * debian/control, debian/mkpasswd.install, debian/whois.install,
    debian/rules, config.h: Split out mkpasswd and mkwhois (LP: #284416)
  * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
 -- Chuck Short <email address hidden> Mon, 09 Nov 2009 14:12:15 -0500

Changed in whois (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Mathias Gug (mathiaz) wrote :

Reopening given bug 601803.

Changed in whois (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Triaged
importance: Low → Wishlist
Mathias Gug (mathiaz) wrote :

Marking won't fix to follow Debian position on this proposal.

Changed in whois (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
Changed in whois (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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