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Bug#838310: keyboard-configuration: user configuration lost + error message from setupcon

On 2016-09-22 18:42:21 +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 02:17:54PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure it is.  The list of keyboard models is generated by
> > running "./kbdnames-maker KeyboardNames.pl" from the Keyboard/
> > directory, and currently this command does not print anything.  I
> > tracked the problem down to the removal of the current directory from
> > @INC in perl, running "perl -I. kbdnames-maker KeyboardNames.pl" gives
> > the long list of keyboard models again.
> I am adding to this bug a 'help' tag because the bug is grave and at the 
> moment I don't have updated Debian machine so I can not debug.  
> Conceivably, the fix will be trivial.  I don't know if the following 
> will fix the bug and if this is the right thing to do, but it seems 
> simple to change the first line
> #!/usr/bin/perl
> of Keyboard/kbdcompiler and Keyboard/kbdnames-maker to
> #!/usr/bin/perl -I.

This solves the issue for the keyboard-configuration.config file.

This also introduces the following change in

@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
+#!/usr/bin/perl -I.
 use warnings 'all';
 use strict;

I suppose that this is OK if /usr/share/console-setup/kbdnames-maker
is expected to be run with /usr/share/console-setup as the current
working directory. Otherwise, I'm wondering... What is the goal of
this script here?

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