Re: mime-tools problems
I locally built file-spec, installed old pathtools and dist-upgraded
(with my local repository) and failed in the same way!
Am I doing something wrong?
On Jan 12, 2008 1:19 PM, Martín Ferrari <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I backported the fixes done to libfile-spec-perl to mime-tools, but
> I'm having an error on upgrade that I've never seen before and I don't
> know how to fix it:
> $ LANG=C sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Calculating upgrade... Done
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> The following packages will be upgraded:
> 1 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B/239kB of archives.
> After unpacking 24.6kB of additional disk space will be used.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
> WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
> libmime-perl libmime-tools-perl
> Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y
> (Reading database ... 121351 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace libmime-perl 5.425-1 (using
> .../libmime-perl_5.425-2_all.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement libmime-perl ...
> Selecting previously deselected package libmime-tools-perl.
> Unpacking libmime-tools-perl (from .../libmime-tools-perl_5.425-2_all.deb) ...
> (Noting disappearance of libmime-perl, which has been completely replaced.)
> Setting up libmime-tools-perl (5.425-2) ...
> dpkg: error processing libmime-perl (--configure):
> no package named `libmime-perl' is installed, cannot configure
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> Also, I found that the package has some serious licensing problems,
> that I'm sure won't let it pass NEW today:
> in /lib/MIME/Decoder/UU.pm:
> "UU-decoding code lifted from "uuexplode", a Perl script by an unknown
> These files have no copyright nor license:
> These files have author but not license:
> And finally, there are many acknowledgements in ./lib/MIME/Tools.pm
> that I don't know if we should include in debian/copyright.
> What should we about this?
> Martín Ferrari