Solution for the libc6 looping issue

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Solution for the libc6 looping issue

Postby enyx on Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:31 am


I was recently istalled LMDE gnome, when i try to update i got the following
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Use of uninitialized value $text in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Text/ line 101, <GEN1> line 5. substr outside of string at /usr/share/perl5/Text/ line 130, <GEN1> line 5.

That was always looping... i search in the forums but nothing... so i googled a bit and found the solution: ... st-upgrade

On line 130 of /usr/share/perl5/Text/ you can find:

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 $r = substr($string, $l);

By replacing this line with the following code, the dist-upgrade works.

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if (length($text) < $l) {
            $r = '';
        } else {
            $r = substr($string, $l);

Hope it helps!
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