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Re: Error during potato bf install

>On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 06:12:41AM -0700, Stephen Zander wrote:
>> >>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <adam@onshore.com> 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/>

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