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Re: perl 5.8.0 dependancy issue? (iconv)

On Wed, 2002-09-18 at 19:35, coriordan@compsoc.com wrote:
> Hi,
>   I had some problems earlier doing and 'apt-get upgrade'
> on my i386/unstable box.
>   perl-5.8.0-13 installed and configured fine but debconf
> failed to configure because of an error in one of its'
> perl install scripts.
>   Unfortunatley I fixed the problem too quickly (by luck)
> and don't have the error messages for you.  I believe
> installing 'libtext-iconv-perl' was what fixed it.
>   Could there be a missing dependancy there?
> Just thought I'd drop youse a note.  I'm not at all clued
> in about perl so if I'm talking crap just ignore this.

I found that debconf and dash would not install without Text/Iconv.pm,
and I had to install the package that contained that file, which was
indeed libtext-iconv-perl.  I don't know if those specific packages
should have the dependency or whether it should be at a lower level.

Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight, UK                            
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