[rt-users] RT installation problem, perl modules dependency failed

Kevin Falcone falcone at bestpractical.com
Wed Aug 25 10:37:39 EDT 2010

It appears that you're running into two compat issues:
The bug in Text-vFile-asData has already been reported here:

and the Email::Address problem is that the latest release accidentally
only works on 5.10 and greater.

Using the slightly older version of both of these modules should be
fine, you should be able to grab them from http://search.cpan.org


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 02:01:08PM +0100, Thorvald Hallvardsson wrote:
>    Hi,
>    I have got a problem with 2 perl modules during the installation.
>    When I do make testdeps it drops with:
>    Can't locate Text/vFile/asData.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
>    /usr/lib64/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/x86_64-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8
>    /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/x86_64-linux-thread-multi
>    /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl
>    /usr/lib64/perl5/5.8.8/x86_64-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8 .) at
>    /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Data/ICal.pm line 8.
>    BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Data/ICal.pm line 8.
>    When I'm trying to compile this module manually (downloaded from CPAN) it says:
>    /usr/bin/perl -MExtUtils::MY -e 'MY->fixin(shift)' -- blib/script/rota_ical.cgi
>    make: *** No rule to make target `bin/SystemsSupportRota', needed by
>    `blib/script/SystemsSupportRota'. Stop.
>    In the source code of blib/script/rota_ical.cgi I can see:
>    my $file = -e 'SystemsSupportRota' ? 'SystemsSupportRota' :
>    '[1]http://intranet.fotango.private/index.php?title=Systems_Support_Rota&action=raw';
>    What means if file doesn't exist read it from the internet. However this address is not valid
>    as you can see. This is some kind of joke. Does anyone have this file and could send it to me
>    ?
>    The other error I'm getting is:
>    Email::Address ...MISSING
>    Sequence (?|...) not recognized in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/(?| <-- HERE
>    ((?-xism:(?-xism:(?-xism:(?-xism:\s*\((?:\s*(?-xism:(?-xism:(?>[^()\\]+))|(?-xism:\\(?-xism:[^\x0A\x0D]))|(?-xism:\s*\((?:\s*(?-xism:(?-xism:(?>[^()\\]+))|(?-xism:\\(?-xism:[^\x0A\x0D]))|))*\s*\)\s*)))*\s*\)\s*)|\s+)*(?-xism:[^\x00-\x1F\x7F()<>\[\]:;@\\,."\s]+(?:\.[^\x00-\x1F\x7F()<>\[\]:;@\\,."\s]+)*)(?-xism:(?-xism:\s*\((?:\s*(?-xism:(?-xism:(?>[^()\\]+))|(?-xism:\\(?-xism:[^\x0A\x0D]))|(?-xism:\s*\((?:\s*(?-xism:(?-xism:(?>[^
>    at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Email/Address.pm line 139.
>    Install module Email::Address
>    Going to read /.cpan/Metadata
>    Database was generated on Wed, 25 Aug 2010 09:57:51 GMT
>    Email::Address is up to date.
>    Any help will be appreciated.
>    Thank you.
>    Regards,
>    TH
> References
>    Visible links
>    1. http://intranet.fotango.private/index.php?title=Systems_Support_Rota&action=raw

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