SAVI-Perl/Sophos on RedHat Enterprise 4

Peter Bates Peter.Bates at LSHTM.AC.UK
Thu Mar 3 17:15:00 GMT 2005

Hello all...

Sorry, not strictly an MS problem, just wondering if anyone else had
stumbled over this...

I'm playing with a test box on RHEL4.

Sophos installed fine, and using 'sophos' as the virus scanner, all is

However, I normally try and install SAVI-Perl for obvious reasons.

The latest version would appear to be 0.30.

I installed Sophos, and then edited Makefile.PL as normal:
    'LIBS'      => ['-L/usr/local/Sophos/lib -R/usr/local/Sophos/lib

I run make:

cp blib/lib/
AutoSplitting blib/lib/ (blib/lib/auto/SAVI)
/usr/bin/perl /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/ExtUtils/xsubpp  -typemap
/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/ExtUtils/typemap -typemap typemap  SAVI.xs >
SAVI.xsc && mv SAVI.xsc SAVI.c
Please specify prototyping behavior for SAVI.xs (see perlxs manual)
gcc -c  -I. -D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing
-pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
-I/usr/include/gdbm -O2 -g -pipe -m32 -march=i386 -mtune=pentium4
-DVERSION=\"0.30\" -DXS_VERSION=\"0.30\" -fPIC
"-I/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/CORE"   SAVI.c
Running Mkbootstrap for SAVI ()
chmod 644
rm -f blib/arch/auto/SAVI/
gcc  -shared -L/usr/local/lib SAVI.o  -o blib/arch/auto/SAVI/
-L/usr/local/Sophos/lib -R/usr/local/Sophos/lib -lsavi
gcc: unrecognized option `-R/usr/local/Sophos/lib'
chmod 755 blib/arch/auto/SAVI/
cp blib/arch/auto/SAVI/
chmod 644 blib/arch/auto/SAVI/
Manifying blib/man3/SAVI.3pm

... it's the 'gcc: unrecognized option' that looks to me that isn't
actually building the .so shared library... there is, though, a
in blib/arch/auto/SAVI.

make test shows:

PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e"
"test_harness(0, 'blib/lib', 'blib/arch')" t/*.t
t/use....Can't load
'/root/av/sophos/SAVI-Perl-0.30/blib/arch/auto/SAVI/' for module
SAVI: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
directory at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/
line 230.
 at t/use.t line 8

... it is, however, there.

Running a forced 'make install' and then using 'sophossavi' in
MailScanner elicits errors about not being able to find SAVI:

Mar  3 16:41:16 james MailScanner[16086]: SAVI Perl module not found,
did you
install it?

Anyone else swimming in these dark waters before I try the auth of

Peter Bates, Systems Support Officer, IT Services.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Telephone:0207-958 8353 / Fax: 0207- 636 9838

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