Main Inclusion Report for libnetaddr-ip-perl


  1. Availability:; available for all architectures.

  2. Rationale:

    • Depends for libmail-spf-perl, which is a recommendation of Spamassassin
    • Spamassassin promotion is spec'ed for Intrepid.
  3. Security:

    • CVE entries: None under Debian package name or Perl module name

    • Secunia history: None under Debian package name or Perl module name

    • Any binaries running as root or suid/sgid ? No Any daemons ? No
    • Network activity: does it open any port ? No Does it handle incoming network data ? No
    • Does it directly (not through a library) process binary (video, audio, etc) or structured (PDF, etc) data ? Processes IP and CIDR range addresses.
    • Any source code review performed ? (The approver will do a quick and shallow check.) No
  4. Quality assurance:

    • In what situations does the package not work out of the box without configuration ? None.
    • Does the package ask any debconf questions higher than priority 'medium' ? No
    • Debian bugs: None

    • Maintenance in Debian is active. Maintained in the Perl Modules team.

    • Upstream is calm. Package is mature.

    • Upstream bug tracker: Nothing exciting.

    • Hardware: Does this package deal with hardware and if so how exotic is it ? No.
    • Is there a test suite in the upstream source or packaging ? Yes. Is it enabled to run in the build ? Yes.
  5. Standards compliance:

  6. Dependencies:

    • perl, perl-base, libc6
    • Are these all in main ? Yes.
  7. Background information:

    • The general purpose and context of the package should be clear from the package's debian/control file. If it isn't then please explain.
    • What do upstream call this software ? Has it had different names in the past ?


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ColinWatson (looks fine to me)

MainInclusionReportLibnetaddrIpPerl (last edited 2008-09-17 01:49:30 by 82-69-40-219)