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Old 31st October 2005, 01:40
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Originally Posted by till
Have you tried to install DB_File from your linux distribution with e.g. rpm or apt instaed of using cpan? If you have apt installed, you can find the package by executing the command:

apt-cache search DB_File
here's what i get when i run apt
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[root@localhost DB_File-1.812]# apt-cache search DB_File
shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory
shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory
shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory
perl - The Perl programming language.
[root@localhost DB_File-1.812]#
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here's what i get when i try to run a db_file rpm (i'm typing this from notes)
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perl-db_file-1.804-88.i386.rpm

computing package dependencies.....
The following package could not be installed on your system. installation cannot continue until it is installed. unlocatable package - libdb-4.0.so. required by - (perl-DB_File','1.804',88)
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here's what i get when i try to install the package that contains libdb-4.0.so.
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db4-4.0.14.i386.rpm

package already installed. a newer version of "db4" is currently installed.
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i tried yum install perl-db_file
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[root@localhost DB_File-1.812]# yum install perl-db_file
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
http://klid.dk/homeftp/fedora/linux/...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 403: Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 23:34:11 GMT
Server: Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer/1.3.28 (Mandrake Linux/3.4.92mdk) PHP/4.3.3
Connection: close
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
Trying other mirror.
updates-released 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
http://linux.admin.uillinois.edu/pub...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 403: Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 23:34:13 GMT
Server: Apache/2.0.46 (Red Hat)
Content-Length: 353
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
Trying other mirror.
http://mirrors.bevc.net/fedora/4/i38...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 404: Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 23:34:13 GMT
Server: Apache/2.0.46 (Red Hat)
Content-Length: 234
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
Trying other mirror.
base 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
primary.xml.gz 100% |=========================| 346 kB 00:00
updates-re: ################################################## 1006/1006
Added 43 new packages, deleted 26 old in 20.27 seconds
Parsing package install arguments
No Match for argument: perl-db_file
Nothing to do
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i don't know what else to do here to finish the installation according to the set up instructions at http://www.falkotimme.com/howtos/per...re_4/index.php.

please help.

thanks,
ray
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