I backported the fixes done to libfile-spec-perl to mime-tools, but
I'm having an error on upgrade that I've never seen before and I don't
know how to fix it:
$ LANG=C sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
The following packages will be upgraded:
1 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/239kB of archives.
After unpacking 24.6kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y
(Reading database ... 121351 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace libmime-perl 5.425-1 (using
Unpacking replacement libmime-perl ...
Selecting previously deselected package libmime-tools-perl.
Unpacking libmime-tools-perl (from .../libmime-tools-perl_5.425-2_all.deb) ...
(Noting disappearance of libmime-perl, which has been completely replaced.)
Setting up libmime-tools-perl (5.425-2) ...
dpkg: error processing libmime-perl (--configure):
no package named `libmime-perl' is installed, cannot configure
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Also, I found that the package has some serious licensing problems,
that I'm sure won't let it pass NEW today:
"UU-decoding code lifted from "uuexplode", a Perl script by an unknown
These files have no copyright nor license:
These files have author but not license:
And finally, there are many acknowledgements in ./lib/MIME/Tools.pm
that I don't know if we should include in debian/copyright.
What should we about this?