Yum Upgrade on CentOS 5.3 failing On Perl
alex at rtpty.com
Thu Oct 22 18:45:50 IST 2009
Could there be a "./install.sh uninstallperlstuff" then? I'd hate to
be drunk^h^h^h^h^hslow that day and miss the chance to do the "control-
From said message:
In a recent version of MailScanner, do a "./install.sh --help".
After a few seconds it will print this:
Usage: ./install.sh [OPTION]... [VAR=VALUE]...
-h, --help display this help and exit
nodeps ignore dependencies when installing
ignore-perl ignore perl versions check
fast do not wait for long during installation
reinstall force uninstallation of Perl modules before install
nomodules do not install required Perl modules
Note the "reinstall" option.
What you want to do is this.
Then it will uninstall the Perl modules, at which point you "Ctrl-Z" it,
run your "yum update" and let your system happily upgrade. Then "fg" to
bring the install.sh script back to the foreground and let it complete
Net result, a neatly upgraded system without having to fart around
manually uninstalling Perl module RPMs.
To give you an example, this is what you will see when you run
"./install.sh reinstall" after the usual introductory output:
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