[Debconf-devel] Bug#480533: Bug#480533: "uninitialized value" warnings from Perl during install
joeyh at debian.org
Sat May 10 18:52:47 UTC 2008
Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Joey Hess <joeyh at debian.org> [2008-05-10 14:37]:
> > AFAICS man-db's postinst does not use debconf when triggered, so I think
> > this is a general perl problem affecting both man-db's postinst and debconf.
> Not sure if you noticed, but the first example I quoted didn't relate
> to man-db's postinst at all. Just in case I misunderstood your reply.
> May 10 08:33:10 in-target: Get:1 http://ftp.at.debian.org sid/main locales 2.7-10 [4431kB]
> May 10 08:33:34 in-target: Preconfiguring packages ...
> May 10 08:33:35 debconf: Obsolete command TITLE Configuring locales called
> May 10 08:33:35 in-target: Use of uninitialized value $x in scalar assignment at /usr/share/perl/5.10/utf8_heavy.pl line 242, <GEN0> line 1.
> May 10 08:33:35 in-target: Use of uninitialized value $x in pattern match (m//) at /usr/share/perl/5.10/utf8_heavy.pl line 243, <GEN0> line 1.
Yes, that's exactly my point, you have man-db's postinst, and debconf,
two completly separate peices of code, both printing the same message.
The common thread is utf8_heavy.pl.
see shy jo
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