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Re: Problems mixing debconf and ucf in a perl script

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003 15:26:46 -0700, Brian Nelson <pyro@debian.org> said: 

> I'm trying to implement ucf in a perl postinst script, but I'm
> running into problems due to debconf's fuckage with the file
> descriptors, I think.

> I call stop() as soon as I'm done interfacing with debconf, but that
> doesn't seem to be good enough when I get to ucf.  First, I tried

>   system("/usr/bin/ucf $tmpfile $realfile");

> but that hung due to ucf listening on but not receiving anything
> from fd 0. 

	This may be a stupid question, but do you get the same
 behaviour when you try:
 system '/usr/bin/ucf', "$tmpfile", "$realfile";

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