Bug#909698: rakudo: perl6-tap-harness fails to configure: Could not open /usr/share/perl6/install-dist.p6. Failed to stat file: no such file or directory

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Thu Sep 27 13:33:05 BST 2018

Hi Dominique,

Dominique Dumont wrote:
> On Thursday, 27 September 2018 01:41:11 CEST Axel Beckert wrote:
> > Since it's /usr/share/perl6/rakudo-helper.pl which contains that
> > erroneous path, the issue is not in perl6-tap-harness but in rakudo.
> ok. Let's provide a script in /usr/share/perl6/rakudo-helper.pl that will warn 
> about deprecated and exec /usr/share/perl6/tools/install-dist.p6.

That might help for other cases, but not this one. As far as I
understand, the file is at


but /usr/share/perl6/rakudo-helper.pl looks for it at


So from my point of view that bug can be fixed by adding "tools/" to
the script path at line 43 of /usr/share/perl6/rakudo-helper.pl.

		Regards, Axel
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