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-rwxr-xr-xsupport/dependencies/dependencies.sh8
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diff --git a/support/dependencies/dependencies.sh b/support/dependencies/dependencies.sh
index c11d362b43..0b44c5afb3 100755
--- a/support/dependencies/dependencies.sh
+++ b/support/dependencies/dependencies.sh
@@ -192,3 +192,11 @@ if grep -q ^BR2_HOSTARCH_NEEDS_IA32_LIBS=y $BUILDROOT_CONFIG ; then
exit 1
fi
fi
+
+# Check that the Perl installation is complete enough to build
+# host-autoconf.
+if ! perl -e "require Data::Dumper" > /dev/null 2>&1 ; then
+ /bin/echo -e "Your Perl installation is not complete enough, at least Data::Dumper is missing."
+ /bin/echo -e "On Debian/Ubuntu distributions, install the 'perl' package."
+ exit 1
+fi