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From:Jochen Wiedmann Date:August 11 1999 7:59am
Subject:Re: Build failure of Bundle::DBD::mysql or manually
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Pete Lancashire wrote:
> from perl -MCPAN -e shell, or from doing the make manually:
> the makefile fails at:
> pod2text Mysql/ >README
> /bin/sh: /usr/bin/pod2text: No such file or directory
> make: *** [README] Error 126
> I'm running on RedHat 5.2, the file exists
> but the prefix generated in the makefile appears to
> be wrong.
> have tried 1.2018, 2200, 2201 and 2202.

You are using RH 6, aren't you?

The Perl 5 distributed with RH 6 is missing the pod2text command, which
should be part of any Perl distribution. This problem was reported to
RH and should be fixed in the next release. A simple workaround is

	touch README



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Build failure of Bundle::DBD::mysql or manuallyPete Lancashire31 Jul
  • Re: Build failure of Bundle::DBD::mysql or manuallyJochen Wiedmann11 Aug