had a problem with some machines' run-parts never finishing. dpkg -S ... debianutils. okay, upgrade that. yup, changed, but what? # zcat /usr/share/doc/debianutils/changelog.gz |head debianutils (1.16.1) unstable; urgency=medium * Non-maintainer upload * Apply patch from Garth Mollett to fix race in the select handling: on SMP machines the child process may have finished when we hit the select and we could end up waiting forever. Closes: Bug#114864,#132539 -- Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com> Fri, 26 Apr 2002 14:47:45 +0200 debianutils (1.16) unstable; urgency=low rad. problem solved.