Problem installing DBI solved

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Jan 6 21:29:18 GMT 2006

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Richard Siddall wrote:

>Julian Field wrote:
>>The /usr/lib/rpm/perl.req is far too keen to find Perl dependencies  
>>where there are none.
>>So I replace it with an "exit 0;" script and save the original, which  
>>is replaced at the end of the script.
>>It doesn't matter too much if you lose perl.req, it's pretty useless  
>>anyway as it works very badly.
>Oh, yuck.
>Julian, could you do something like:
>	rpm --define='__perl_requires=/path/to/julians/script'
>in, so you don't make any persistent changes to the
>development environment?
Don't see quite what you mean. What I need to do is kill perl.req, I 
don't see what I can do apart from put it back afterwards.

Julian Field
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