[Reportbug-maint] Bug#676326: reportbug: Version check via madison seems to pick up i386 when using amd64

Arthur Marsh arthur.marsh at internode.on.net
Sat Apr 12 11:18:42 UTC 2014

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.5.0
Followup-For: Bug #676326

Dear Maintainer,

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$ reportbug binutils
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Getting status for binutils...
Verifying package integrity...
Checking for newer versions at madison...

Your version ( of binutils appears to be out of date.
The following newer release(s) are available in the Debian archive:
Do you still want to file a report [y|N|q|?]? q

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

currently rebuilding binutils from source

   * What was the outcome of this action?
   * What outcome did you expect instead?

report only if a newer version is available on the architecture that I'm
reporting from.

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-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/amarsh04/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.5"
mode standard
ui text
realname "Arthur Marsh"
email "arthur.marsh at internode.on.net"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (500, 'oldstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.14.0+ (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               1.0.1
ii  python            2.7.5-5
ii  python-reportbug  6.5.0

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                                 <none>
ii  debconf-utils                              1.5.52
ii  debsums                                    2.0.52+nmu1
pn  dlocate                                    <none>
ii  emacs23-bin-common                         23.4+1-4.1+b1
ii  exim4                                      4.82-7
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-transport-agent]  4.82-7
ii  file                                       1:5.17-1
ii  gnupg                                      1.4.16-1.1
ii  python-gtk2                                2.24.0-3+b1
ii  python-gtkspell                            2.25.3-13
pn  python-urwid                               <none>
ii  python-vte                                 1:0.28.2-5
ii  xdg-utils                                  1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               1.0.1
ii  python            2.7.5-5
ii  python-debian     0.1.21+nmu2
ii  python-debianbts  1.11
ii  python-support    1.0.15

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

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