Re: adduser in hamm dumps core !
On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Oleg Krivosheev wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Joost Kooij wrote:
> > > ADDUSER STILL DUMPS CORE !!!!
> > Anyway, the newest version of perl-* fixes this.
> yesterday i've installed perl 5.004-4 dated Jan 26. Is there
> newset version ?
> i'll check and report.
Hmm, might be something else funny then.
This is what I pulled from the net just today with dselect:
Status: install ok installed
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Depends: perl-base (= 5.004.04-4)
Pre-Depends: perl-base (>= 5.004.04-2)
Suggests: perl-suid, perl-debug
Actually, I had problems similar to yours myself a week ago and it went
away only after some drastic measures that I shouldn't advocate on
I purged perl, perl-debug, perl-suid and all perl related libraries and
modules. Only perl-base I kept. I had to use --force-depends on dpkg or I
would have had to remove and afterwards reinstall a lot of other packages.
Then I reinstalled perl-base and installed perl and the rest.
It worked again after that and I never found out what had been the cause
of the problem.
A couple of days later, after I had learnt about the Handle.pm fileversion
problem, I installed bo-base on a collegue's pc and immediately after that
upgraded to hamm. On his system, I saw perl programs dump core and it was
in that case indeed caused by Handle.pm. Removing the file solved the
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