installing a linux rpm, wants perl
kdagee at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 4 11:25:26 PST 2005
>From: Kent Stewart <kstewart at owt.com>
>To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>CC: "Karl Agee" <kdagee at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: installing a linux rpm, wants perl
>Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 22:41:38 -0800
>On Monday 03 January 2005 09:24 pm, Karl Agee wrote:
> > freebsd 4.11-pre with linux compatibility.
> > I'm trying to install a linux rpm but I am getting the following
> > errer:
> > -su-2.05b# rpm -i --ignoreos --root /compat/linux --dbpath
> > /var/lib/rpm package.i386.rpm
> > error: failed dependencies:
> > /usr/bin/perl is needed by package
> > -su-2.05b# whereis perl
> > perl: /usr/bin/perl /usr/share/man/man1/perl.1.gz
> > /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/perl
> > So I am guessing that compat/linux ought to have perl in /usr/bin. I
> > tried making a soft link but that didnt work.
> > I havent found a port for perl in linux, any ideas how to resolve
> > this?
>Did you upgrade perl and forget to do the "use.perl port". There are
>links that the script creates and when you create a new bin/perl, they
>have to be restablished.
Kent: No, I havent upgraded perl.
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