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FS#27978 - [xscreensaver] Missing dependency perl-http-message

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Amancio Cueto Junior (Amancio) - Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 23:57 GMT
Last edited by Eric Belanger (Snowman) - Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 14:06 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:

Xscreensaver 5.15-2 doesn't load images for some screensavers (eg. Carousel). Command "xscreensaver -verbose" reports the absence of a perl library:

Can't locate HTTP/Status.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/share/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5/core_perl /usr/share/perl5/core_perl .) at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/LWP/Simple.pm line 14.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/LWP/Simple.pm line 14.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/bin/xscreensaver-getimage-file line 53.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/xscreensaver-getimage-file line 53.

This file (HTTP/Status.pm) is inside "perl-http-message" package, but this package isn't in xscreensaver dependencies list.

Additional info:
* xscreensaver 5.15-2
* perl-http-message 6.02-1
* perl-libwww 6.03-1

Steps to reproduce:
1. Install xscreensaver
2. In a terminal, run "xscreensaver-demo" and select Carousel.
3. Click "Preview" button. Images doesn't appear, and some error messages are reported in terminal.
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Closed by  Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 14:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  xscreensaver-5.15-3

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