[suggest] Re: perl-Apache-ASP

Dries Verachtert dries at ulyssis.org
Mon Jul 2 09:40:37 CEST 2007


On Monday July 2 2007, Michael Mansour wrote:
> Hi Nico,
>
> > Dries wrote:
> > > Actually they're not provided by the mod_perl package on RHEL4. You can
> > > get the list of provides with the following command:
> > > rpm -q --provides mod_perl
> > > The output will contain for example 'perl(Apache::Connection)' but
> > > not 'perl(Apache2::Connection)'. It contains files
> > > like ..../Apache/Connection.pm but not .../Apache2/Connection.pm. So i
> > > think you would need an update of mod_perl if you want to run that
> > > version of perl-Apache-ASP. The package mod_perl is a part of RHEL
> > > itself. It's not easy to upgrade that package i think.
> > >
> > > The mod_perl 2.0.2-6.1 package of RHEL5 does contain provides like
> > > perl(Apache2::Connection).
> > >
> > > kind regards,
> > > Dries
> >
> > I wonder if the centosplus 4.5 repository has a sufficiently updated
> > mod_perl and httpd to provide these dependencies? As long as Dayne
> > is consistently using Scientific Linux rather than RHEL, he may have
> > some difficulty doing these upgrades for SL 44.
>
> I've just updated the majority of the SL44 server to SL45. I have four SL44
> servers left to upgrade, which will complete by the end of the week.
>
> It's a thing to try though, I will try on one of the SL45 servers another
> update run for perl-Apache-ASP and email here the results.
>
> I appreciate your continuing suggestions. As suggested in another email,
> upgrading to SL5 is not an option for this setup, I'd need to build new SL5
> servers and run them in test for months before I could consider SL5 a
> "working" solution.
>
> As an admin, I never dive from a platform without first testing how deep
> the water is, it could be shallow with sharp rocks just under the surface.

There seems to be a mod_perl 2.0.3-1.el4s1 package in centos plus, for example 
at http://mirror.centos.org/centos/4/centosplus/i386/RPMS/  It contains 
the 'perl(Apache2::*)' packages which you need for perl-Apache-ASP. 

kind regards,
Dries




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