Bug#576810: perlindex: Perlindex cron job never finishes

Damyan Ivanov dmn at debian.org
Sun Apr 11 12:48:25 UTC 2010

tags 576810 moreinfo

-=| Joe, Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 12:53:39AM +0100 |=-
> Damyan Ivanov <dmn at debian.org> writes:
> > Maybe because of 
> > https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=20220 
> Maybe.
> I really don't know perl, but the perlindex config file (the default)
> includes /usr/lib/perl5.10.1 and /usr/lib/perl5 both of which include a
> load of .so, .png and .gif files amongst others.  Could these be the
> problem?  And shouldn't the program be able to ignore files it can't
> handle anyway?

The module actualy reading the files is Pod::Text. Before reassigning 
to 'perl', I prefer to be sure that the bug is indeed there.

Can you reproduce the hang and see which file was processed at that 
time? I have wine installed (as in the CPAN bugreport) but perlindex' 
cron job never hung for me.
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