Bug 80075 - Getting error with indexmaker on RedHat 8.0
Getting error with indexmaker on RedHat 8.0
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mrtg (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Miloslav Trmač
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Reported: 2002-12-19 12:13 EST by Richard Ackad
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-17 04:16:15 EDT
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Description Richard Ackad 2002-12-19 12:13:19 EST
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Description of problem:
When I use the "indexmaker" command with mrtg-2.9.17-8 (i.e. the version that 
comes on the RedHat 8.0 CD), I get the following error:

Can't locate package $VERSION for @MRTG_lib::ISA at /usr/bin/indexmaker line 49
        main::BEGIN() called at /usr/bin/../lib/mrtg2/MRTG_lib.pm line 49
        eval {...} called at /usr/bin/../lib/mrtg2/MRTG_lib.pm line 49

Could someone help me.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. I use the "cfgmaker" command to create the .cfg file
2. I use the "mrtg" command to generate the graphs
3. I use the "indexmaker" command to generate the .html file

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Comment 1 Brian Marsden 2002-12-21 03:30:26 EST
The problem appears to be due to indemaker/mrtg not being 100% compatible with
perl 5.8. See:


which states that we should be using a newer version of mrtg.

Any chance of an errata update for mrtg, RedHat?
Comment 2 Bishop Clark 2003-07-07 01:15:22 EDT
an update to makemaker will fix this problem.

in fact, a cpam2rpm --shadow of MakeMaker will probably work around it nicely.

It did for me under perl 580 on rh62.
Comment 3 Miloslav Trmač 2004-08-17 04:16:15 EDT
I can't reproduce this problem with FC2 mrtg-2.10.5-3,
please reopen if you still can experience this error with
a recent package.

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