Bug#429199: marked as done (predict -p busted, -east ignored, not to mention -(-)help)

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Bug#429199: marked as done (predict -p busted, -east ignored, not to mention -(-)help)

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Your message dated Mon, 14 Jan 2019 02:47:23 +0000
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and subject line Bug#919159: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #429199,
regarding predict -p busted, -east ignored, not to mention -(-)help
to be marked as done.

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Package: predict
Version: 2.2.3-1
Severity: wishlist

predict's -p option is totally busted. strace(1) shows near the end:

open("", O_RDONLY) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)

Go ahead and try various combinations as per the manual. Same deal:
silent death.

-f works though. Although +10m and +10h and +10m --help all give the
same. It would be nice if --help was implemented.

-east is ignored apparently. Be sure to put a negative in your .qth
file instead! Same with predict-g1yhh, a command which by the way, I would have
never known about if I had not hit the bash TAB, as you don't say SEE
ALSO predict-g1yhh(1) on the predict(1) man page!


Version: 2.2.5+dfsg.1-1+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package predict has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see https://bugs.debian.org/919159

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

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