SIFT workstation : fix error 'Global symbol "$plugindir" requires explicit package name'

Sep 20, 2023 by Thibault Debatty | 643 views


If you are using the current version of the SIFT workstation, the installed version of RegRipper has a bug that shows the following error message: 'Global symbol "$plugindir" requires explicit package name'. Luckily this bug is easy to fix. Here is how...

First, make a backup of, you never know...

sudo cp /usr/share/regripper/ \

Then edit

sudo nano -c /usr/share/regripper/

And add the following block at line 66:

# Define $plugindir
my $plugindir = File::Spec->catfile($scriptdir, "plugins");

Now should run as expected...

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