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Bug 67384 - Rebuilding perl SRPM with no changes fails.
Rebuilding perl SRPM with no changes fails.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Chip Turner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-06-23 21:51 EDT by David Jericho
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Description David Jericho 2002-06-23 21:51:00 EDT
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Description of problem: 
Rebuilding the perl SRPM fails on two DBM tests.  
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
How reproducible: 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1. rpm --rebuild perl-5.6.1-34.99.6.src.rpm 
Actual Results:  Both the lib/anydbm and lib/ndbm tests fail with the message 
./perl: relocation error: ../lib/auto/NDBM_File/NDBM_File.so: undefined 
symbol: dbm_open 
and the RPM build fails to complete. 
Additional info: 
Setting the  
%define ndbm  
value to 0 instead of 1 leads to a completed build.
Comment 1 Chip Turner 2002-06-24 13:12:08 EDT
make sure you have db3-devel installed when you build perl.  this is likely the
error.  added as a BuildReq and should be in rawhide in a few days.
Comment 2 David Jericho 2002-06-24 20:58:43 EDT
I have checked the RPMs installed on the machine, and db3-devel-3.3.11-6 was  
indeed installed, on both machines I tested the rebuild on. Both machines  
where up to date with the latest errata.  
Unfortunately I don't know enough about the perl build process to comment any 
further, but I haven't had other SRPMs that require db3-devel fail on build.

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