Guillem Jover writes ("dpkg 1.13.24 hint and next upload"): > The first patch is the one from Brendan O'Dea, that I reverted prior > to uploading .23. > > * Require POSIX inside subprocerr in controllib.pl. Closes: #390636 As I say, I think the right answer is use POSIX; at the top. Originally the only reason I didn't do this was because POSIX.pm wasn't necessarily available - indeed, we may have been using Perl 4 at the time. Ian.