Bug 104888 - Installing perl-5.6.1-36.1.71 breaks mod_perl-1.24_01-2
Summary: Installing perl-5.6.1-36.1.71 breaks mod_perl-1.24_01-2
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 104875
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mod_perl   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Gary Benson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
: 104943 (view as bug list)
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-09-23 09:24 UTC by Jon Warbrick
Modified: 2006-02-21 18:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:58:41 UTC
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Description Jon Warbrick 2003-09-23 09:24:07 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703

Description of problem:
After installing perl-5.6.1-36.1.71 (and apache-1.3.27-2.7.1.i386.rpm,
mod_ssl-2.8.12-2.7.i386.rpm and related dependancies, but I don't think they are
involved), a mod_perl enabled apache refuses to start, reporting

  Can't locate strict.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.0/i386-linux
/usr/lib/perl5/5.6.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0/i386-linux
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl . /etc/httpd/
/etc/httpd/lib/perl) at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0/i386-linux/Apache.pm line 3.

I suspect that this is becasue the perl upgrade removed the old
/usr/lib/perl5/5.6.0 directory but that this is hard-coded into the search path
in the mod_perl binary.

Actually I's assume a new 5.6.1-based mod_perl is actually needed to match the
new stand-alone perl.

This problem may additionally apply to RH7.2 and RH7.3.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install perl-5.6.1-36.1.71
2.attempt to restart a mod_perl-using apache


Actual Results:  Apache should restart

Expected Results:  Apache doesn't restart

Additional info:

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-09-23 12:02:09 UTC
Go get the SRPM for mod_perl and do:

rpm --rebuild mod_perl-1.24_01-2.src.rpm


rpm -Uvh --force mod_perl-1.24_01-2.i386.rpm

and you are good to go.

Comment 2 David Lawrence 2003-09-23 13:16:01 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 104875 ***

Comment 3 Joe Orton 2004-01-03 18:52:38 UTC
*** Bug 104943 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:58:41 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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