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Re: base-config: "exec dpkg-reconfigure passwd" requires perl-modules?

Richard Hirst wrote:
> perl-base      5.6.1-3
> Installer doesn't prompt for root password, and doesn't offer to
> create a normal user.  Instead, I get
>  at /usr/share/perl/5.6.1/Getopt/Long.pm line 42
> Can't locate auto/Getopt/Long/Configure.al in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/local/lib/perl/5.6.1 /usr/local/share/perl/5.6.1 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.6.1 /usr/share/perl/5.6.1 /usr/local/lib/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/5.6 /usr/lib/perl5/5.005 .) at /usr/share/perl/5.6.1/Getopt/Long.pm line 142
> Compilation failed in require at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Config.pm line 71.
> run-parts: /tmp/base-config.166/10passwd exited with return code 2

This is a known bug in perl-base, the autoloading stuff was left out for
Getopt. It may be fixed in unstable, since the maintainer has known
about it for a week or so.

see shy jo

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