Bug 985791 - perl-core does not contain all perl modules
perl-core does not contain all perl modules
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Jitka Plesnikova
Martin Kyral
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Reported: 2013-07-18 05:09 EDT by Victor Efimov
Modified: 2013-11-20 23:41 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: perl-5.10.1-135.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: perl-core should requires all of the perl bits and modules in the upstream tarball from perl.org Consequence: Module CGI.pm is missing after the installation of perl-core Fix: Add perl-CGI to perl-core's run-requires Result: The module CGI.pm is on system after the installation of perl-core
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Last Closed: 2013-11-20 23:41:57 EST
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Description Victor Efimov 2013-07-18 05:09:57 EDT
perl-core package has a description "A metapackage which requires all of the perl bits and modules in the upstream tarball from perl.org."

However it's not accurate. It misses CGI.pm

CGI.pm is not listed in dependencies http://pkgs.org/centos-6-rhel-6/centos-rhel-x86_64/perl-core-5.10.1-129.el6.x86_64.rpm.html

And CGI.pm does not get installed after perl-core install

I propose update description for perl-core package and mention that not everything from tarball is installed.
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-20 23:41:57 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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