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Re: conf problems in unstable?

On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 04:04:16AM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 01:39:50AM -0800, Wilhelm *Rafial* Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > I'm in the process of getting Debian installed on my TiBook (using some the
> > great hints on this list) and after installing from the 2.2r2 CD I first
> > tried upgrading to testing, but ran into a bunch of errors seemingly
> > involving debconf, and then after that go weird, I tried again with
> > unstable and got the same errors:
> > 
> > Can't call method DESTROY on an undefined value at
> > /usr/lib/perl5/Debian/DebConf/Question.pm line 151
> > 
> > This error shows up when setting up many packages.  Is anybody else
> > experiencing this?
> yes, it only comes up every 3 hours on debian-user, check the
> archives.  
> #include <joey_hess_debconf_rant.h>
> basically i think the deal is you need a newer debconf.  

 Bugfixes for important packages should make it into testing faster than
other random updates to unstable, or something.  Or are we (users of
testing) supposed to just grab pkgs from unstable when needed?

 BTW, these are some relevant bugs: #88389, #88673, #88823, among others.

#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ;  e-mail: X(peter@llama.nslug. , ns.ca)

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