[rt-users] Testing 3.7.5

Mathew Snyder theillien at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 12 23:46:16 EDT 2007

Jesse Vincent wrote:
> On Apr 12, 2007, at 5:49 AM, Mathew Snyder wrote:
>> I'm trying to get v3.7.5 installed as a tester in order to see all of
>> it's
>> glorious wonders.  However, it appears to require Apache::Request
>> which seems to
>> require mod_perl < 1.99.
>> mod_perl 1.x ( < 1.99) is required at Makefile.PL line 34.
>> Is this right?  Can I not use this with mod_perl 2.x?
> Sounds like you might have not thrown the right flags at 'configure',
> maybe? We're now doing more autodetection.

./configure --prefix=/usr/local/rt-3.7.5 --with-db-type=mysql
--with-db-database=rt3_devel --with-db-rt-user=rt_user --with-db-rt-pass=xxxxxxx
Are there other flags I don't know about?

>> Or even 1.99 for that matter?
> 1.99 was the beta series for 2.0. And there were Big Problems.
>> I'm testing the installation on RHEL 5.  So far I've got everything
>> installed except this module.  I manually installed XML::RSS v1.22 which
>> installed fine but still comes up as MISSING.
> That's really odd. Did it pass its tests? Is there only one system perl?

There is only one perl that I can tell.  5.8.8.  I ran 'find / -name 'perl*' and
it only listed 5.8.8.  As far as passing its tests, I believe so.  I even went
into CPAN and attempted to install it again.  It said it is up to date.

>> In the past, modules which have been manually installed but still show
>> up as
>> MISSING don't break the system and the only thing that seems to not
>> recognize it
>> as being installed is 'make testdeps'.  So XML::RSS isn't a concern
>> right now.
>> However, if I can't even install Apache::Request due to dependency on
>> an old
>> mod_perl how am I to get this to work?
>> Mathew
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