Re: Error during potato bf install
>On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 06:12:41AM -0700, Stephen Zander wrote:
>> >>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Adam> Um, no, this is unacceptable. If perl as well as perl-base
>> Adam> is required in the base section, something is critically
>> Adam> wrong and needs to be fixed. I.e., why bother having a
>> Adam> perl-base package in that case.
>> The real question is "why did someone need the POSIX module"? What
>> couldn't that achieve using the functionality of perl5-base?
>> Note That I have no background on whatever the original prolems was;
>> I'm responding to Adam's forwarding to debian-perl.
>I'm the person who originally reported the problem while working on
>boot-floppies/install issues. In adduser-3.11, the adduser script seems
>to use the POSIX module to get at the setlocale call. My knowledge on
>perl is limited, though...
>The base2_2.tgz grows by 1.7MB if we need the full perl and the uncompressed
>base system grows by >5MB (at least in powerpc binary sizes). :-/
That's not good.
Ok, so it's a adduser bug?
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>