Bug 52649

Summary: h2ph is not part of the standard perl installation
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Nick Simicich <njs>
Component: perlAssignee: Chip Turner <cturner>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Nick Simicich 2001-08-27 17:49:28 UTC
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Description of problem:
Lots of scripts want to look at .ph files. A specific reason for this 
would be to get exit codes for mail processor exits out of sysexits.ph.  
Redhat's default perl installation foes not run h2ph and it should.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install a system.
2. Note that the .ph files are missing
3.
	

Actual Results:  File not found.

Expected Results:  The perl include should have worked.

Additional info:

See the h2ph man page for instructions on running h2ph.  This is something 
that any administrator *can* do, but it is really part of installing 
perl.  If the perl RPM does not do this, it is only doing a partial 
install.

Comment 1 Chip Turner 2003-04-11 21:15:59 UTC
.ph files are generated for some headers at build time but not runtime.  .ph
files are included as a convenience for compatibility but are largely depracated
for regular usage.