This is a discussion on Re: Redhat up2date breaking mod_perl installation? - modperl ; On Fri, 11 Aug 2006, Andre wrote: > > Hey Mark and Jonathan, thanks a lot for the replies. > > I'm not a very experienced linux user. Can you guys suggest me the steps I > have to follow? ...
On Fri, 11 Aug 2006, Andre wrote:
> Hey Mark and Jonathan, thanks a lot for the replies.
> I'm not a very experienced linux user. Can you guys suggest me the steps I
> have to follow?
> 1) Do I have to uninstall Apache too? Not, right?
> 2) How about Perl?
> 3) Mark, how do I re-install all CPAN modules? I mean, I do know how to
> install, using the 'perl -e --MCPAN shell' command. But how do I uninstall
> them before? All of them, or just the Apache related ones?
> 4) And how to uninstall mod_perl?
I can only recommend using a fully non-commercial operating
system that isn't years out of date. (up2date my butt)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Hedges"
> To: "Jonathan"
> Cc: "mod_perl mod_perl"
> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 8:06 PM
> Subject: Re: Redhat up2date breaking mod_perl installation?
> > On Fri, 11 Aug 2006, Jonathan wrote:
> > >
> > > Your box is now running
> > > apache: httpd 2.0.52 28.ent i386
> > > perl: perl 5.8.5 36.RHEL4 i386
> > > i don't see any mod_perl port (httpd-perl /modperl/etc)
> > >
> > > my guess is that mod_perl was compiled from source, against the old perl
> > > the old apache, because there is no mod_perl port in that list, and when
> > > rebuild perl or apache, you have to rebuild mod_perl.
> > >
> > > you also likely changed perl versions-- which means your perl
> installation is
> > > likely ****ed up
> > >
> > > freebsd has an 'after upgrade' script for perl that migrates modules to
> > > newly installed version. look to see if redhat has something similar.
> > >
> > > in either event,
> > This happened to me when running up2date on rhel4 too.
> > Had to re-install all CPAN modules.
> > We used Apache2/Mod_perl2 compiled from source because the
> > RedHate vendor lib distrib of Apache2/mod_perl1.99 and savagely
> > hacked libraries suck eggs and serve no purpose other than to
> > rope your organization into their platform.
> > Mark