Re: Error during potato bf install
On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 06:12:41AM -0700, Stephen Zander wrote:
> >>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <email@example.com> writes:
> Adam> Um, no, this is unacceptable. If perl as well as perl-base
> Adam> is required in the base section, something is critically
> Adam> wrong and needs to be fixed. I.e., why bother having a
> Adam> perl-base package in that case.
> The real question is "why did someone need the POSIX module"? What
> couldn't that achieve using the functionality of perl5-base?
> Note That I have no background on whatever the original prolems was;
> I'm responding to Adam's forwarding to debian-perl.
I'm the person who originally reported the problem while working on
boot-floppies/install issues. In adduser-3.11, the adduser script seems
to use the POSIX module to get at the setlocale call. My knowledge on
perl is limited, though...
The base2_2.tgz grows by 1.7MB if we need the full perl and the uncompressed
base system grows by >5MB (at least in powerpc binary sizes). :-/
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