Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 235553
perl.ppc64 @INC problem, perl.ppc conflicts
Last modified: 2008-07-03 03:46:03 EDT
Description of problem:
perl.ppc64's @INC doesn't include paths where most perl binary packages are,
perl-BerkeleyDB.ppc for example.
[root@mybox~]# locate BerkeleyDB.pm
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
current (from base)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install perl.ppc, perl.ppc64, install perl-BerkelyDB.
2. Then perl -e 'use BerkeleyDB; exit;'
3. There is no step 3... heh, there is no step 3.
Can't locate BerkeleyDB.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8) at /usr/sbin/postgrey line 14.
Successful compilation and exit without error.
The workaround was to yum erase perl.ppc64, fetch the perl.ppc rpm and rpm -i
--replacepkgs --replacefiles (because they both dump perl in /usr/bin/perl, so
removing the perl.ppc64 still left the 64 bit binary).
*** Bug 213285 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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The multilib problem wasn't still solved for ppc64.
Well, rpm now favours 32-bit binaries so the test case should now pass, because
you'll get a 32-bit /usr/bin/perl and it'll be able to find the BerkeleyDB module.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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