perl issues after port upgrade

Nelis Lamprecht nelis at
Thu Feb 5 22:44:52 PST 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 08:33, george vagner wrote:
> I upgraded perl via ports to 5.8.2 and typed in "use.perl port"
> as it said and now i am getting problems with my scripts such as.
>  Message: Premature end of script headers: /usr/local/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/
>  Can't locate Text/ in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/local/lib/perl5/
> site_perl/5.005/i386-freebsd /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005 /usr/
> libdata/perl/5.00503/mach /usr/libdata/perl/5.00503 /usr/local/www/cgi-bin/
> openwebmail) at /usr/local/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/shares/ line 7. 
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/local/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/
> shares/ line 7. 
> this is where i found the file.
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.2/mach/Text/
> there is a directory  /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005
> but it has no file in it.

You'll find that all the programs you installed that required perl
before you upgraded to 5.8.2 will give you problems. My advice for you
is a re-install of all those programs. Apache if you use it will
probably also need to be re-installed. 

Nelis Lamprecht
"Unix IS user friendly.. It's just selective about who its friends are."
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