Re: adduser in hamm dumps core !
On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Joost Kooij wrote:
> 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.
> > hmm....
> > 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.
> 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.
guess what - it helps !!!
just did it this weekend - adduser and other stuff are
back to normal
> 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
> problem there.
but i didn't have Handle.pm before and don't have it now.
It should be some other cause...
still perl dumped core on sample script posted by Kirk ;(
thanks and regards
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