SV: SV: Perl problems on Fedora 9 SOLVED

Jonas Lilja jonas.lilja at
Wed May 6 21:04:18 IST 2009

No, perhaps not, but if it's easy to do a system-check in the beginning of the install-script and if that check turns back Fedora 9 it would be nice if the script interrupt and says "Fedora 9 is not supported. Installation aborted". That would be a better solution than continuing with a lot of errors. But as you said - it must be a minor problem since Fedora 9 is at the end of life :-)

Kind regards


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I'll have to do a test with Fedora 9 and see how to resolve the 
problems, in case a similar solution is needed as for Fedora 10. But 
there can't be many people using Fedora 9 any more, it must be near 

Is it worth my while?


On 06/05/2009 20:09, Jonas Lilja wrote:
> Hi, I followed your suggestions and simply installed the missed perl-modules (and the perl-Pod-Simple) with yum. Now the install-script works fine.
> Thanx guys
> Jonas
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> Ämne: Re: Perl problems on Fedora 9
> Try reinstalling  perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker and perl-devel from Fedora's update repository. That should fix things. I had the same problem on Fedora 10.
> After you've done that make a back up of /etc/Mailsacnner. Then, rpm -Uvh --force mailscanner-4.76.24-3.noarch.rpm. Then run the install script. Everything should be OK.
> Eli
> On Wednesday 06 May 2009 17:34:12 Jonas Lilja wrote:
>> Hi, I've search for Perl issues in the archive of this list but can't find any solutions regarding Fedora 9 (I've understand that there is a lot of problems with Fedora 10). Now - when I try to install or upgrade (no matter what) I get this error:
>> /usr/bin/perl "-Iblib/arch" "-Iblib/lib" "-MExtUtils::MY" -e "MY->fixin(shift)" blib/script/instmodsh
>> Can't locate Pod/ in @INC (@INC contains: blib/arch blib/lib /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl .) at /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0/Pod/ line 35.
>> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0/Pod/ line 35.
>> Compilation failed in require at blib/lib/ExtUtils/Command/ line 95.
>> make: *** [manifypods] Error 2
>> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.30068 (%build)
>> RPM build errors:
>>      Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.30068 (%build)
>> Missing file /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/noarch/perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.50-2.noarch.rpm.
>> Maybe it did not build correctly?
>> ------------------------------------
>> I have tried to remove MS completely and make a fresh installation but with the same result. I've also updated Perl (yum update perl*) but MS install script seems to remove that Perl-installation and try to install its own Perl-modules. Finally, I tried to install MS with nodeps but it didn't work.
>> Please give me a hint.
>> Jonas
>> PS - sorry for running MS on Fedora.


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