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Re: dist-update/upgrade fails with perl error.

On Fri, 2011-09-09 at 15:24 +0200, peter@kahn.nu wrote:
> When running apt-get dist-update or dist-upgrade it fails because of Perl.
> E: Could not perform immediate configuration on 'perl'. Please see man 5
>         apt.conf under APT::Immediate-Configure for details. (2)
> I've read that an "apt-get install perl" sould fix the issue.
> But thats not the case, i get the same error with the "install"...
> Does anyone have a clue on how to get past this error?
> It would be great to be able to upgrade the system again!

You have to use
apt-get install perl -o APT::Immediate-Configure=false

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