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Re: libapache-mod-perl / woody

Rob Torop wrote:

> Recently I switched from potato to woody (modified sources.list and did
> a dist-upgrade).  I'd been using the combination of the apache and
> libapache-mod-perl packages successfully under potato.
> I am by no means an expert, but it looks to me as though
> libapache-mod-perl hasn't been updated to woody, specifically that it
> wasnt build using perl 5.6.  When I start apache, I get an error when it
> loads my mod_perl startup.pl, and the @INC that's displayed contains all
> sorts of 5.005 paths, and not, eg /usr/share/perl/5.6.0.

See bug http://bugs.debian.org/92134

I hit the same problem today.  I was about to suggest using the
version from unstable, but it's broken too!

> Second question: I decided to be brave: I removed libapache-mod-perl and
> did
>     apt-get --build source libapache-mod-perl
> This seemed to work but it installed stuff under ./debian/tmp rather
> than the usual system locations. 

Right.  It is building the layout for a new package. It should
also build a .deb package which you can install.


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