Bug 766 - Perl 5.004m4 breaks MANY things
Perl 5.004m4 breaks MANY things
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 90
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-01-09 13:50 EST by Daniel Senie
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-10 15:01:33 EST
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Description Daniel Senie 1999-01-09 13:50:36 EST
Perl 5.004m4, which ships on the RHL 5.2 discs, is bad.

It breaks majordomo horribly, generates spurious messages
in various other places, and in general has broken a LOT
of stuff, and cost many hours of futile debugging.

The fix is to:

rpm --force -Uvh perl-5.004-4.i386.rpm

and then things returned to normal.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-10 15:01:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 90 ***

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