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Bug#253470: Bareword "previous_module" not allowed

Geert Stappers wrote:
> I had a closer look at /var/log/messages and found:
> Setting up console-data (2002.12.04dbs-40) ...
> Bareword "previous_module" not allowed while "strict subs" in use at /var/lib/dpkg/info/console-data.config line 1045.
> Execution of /var/lib/dpkg/info/console-data.config aborted due to compilation errors.
> dpkg: error processing console-data (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit statut 255

This is console-data apparently using an undocumented debconf "feature"
that never did anything and that was removed from the latest version.
I've put it back, sigh.

see shy jo

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