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  • Helmut Zeilinger
    Hi, did you reinstall Digest::MD5 for Perl 5.6.1? Helmut --On Friday, January 30, 2004 22:19:08 -0600 Steve Brown ... To unsubscribe, e-mail:
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      Hi,

      did you reinstall Digest::MD5 for Perl 5.6.1?

      Helmut

      --On Friday, January 30, 2004 22:19:08 -0600 Steve Brown
      <steve@...> wrote:

      > We have completed everything we know to do and still Apache ASP will not
      > work. Surely there's a way to run Apache ASP on this server.
      >
      > Spencer has completely reinstalled my virtual server with perl 5.6.1. See
      > below.
      >
      > Perl -v shows version 5.6.1. This is the only perl on the server.
      >
      > I did perl -MCPAN -e shell
      > Cpan> install Bundle::Apache::ASP
      >
      > It did not go well. See the dialog at
      > http://ptoc.org/register/asp_install.txt
      >
      > I went ahead and put the lines into httpd.conf and restarted Apache. It
      > would not restart. And no message in error_log
      >
      > Does anyone have a suggestion?
      >
      > Steve Brown
      >
      >
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: Candland, Spencer [mailto:scandland@...]
      >> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 4:17 PM
      >> To: 'Steve Brown'
      >> Subject: RE: New Perl 5.8.0
      >>
      >> Alright Steve, I have taken care of that for you. I completely
      >> reinstalled
      >> your server and setup everything under 5.6.1. Hopefully that will work
      >> for
      >> you. Let me know if you continue to have problems.
      >>
      >> Spencer
      >> About Web Services
      >>
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: Steve Brown [mailto:steve@...]
      >> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 4:48 PM
      >> To: Candland, Spencer
      >> Cc: asp@...
      >> Subject: Re: New Perl 5.8.0
      >>
      >>
      >> Spencer,
      >> Would you consider doing the recomendation listed below from a
      >> member of the asp mail list? With a fresh install we'll try to
      >> make sure we end up
      >> with only one perl installed. It needs to be nothing less than perl
      >> 5.6.1.
      >> If you would do the upgrade using RPM, then I will try to make sure I
      >> answer
      >> the question correctly to not install another version of perl. I'll only
      >> install Apache ASP.
      >>
      >> I will grab a copy of our static pages under html so I can replace them.
      >>
      >> I believe this link also listed below is import to our sucess:
      >> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-256.html#Red%20Hat%20Linux%207.2
      >>
      >> Another email will follow in a few minutes that I believe is also
      >> important
      >> to our sucess.
      >>
      >> Steve Brown
      >>
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: Stuart Johnston <sjohnston@...>
      >> Sent: Jan 29, 2004 9:56 AM
      >> To: asp@...
      >> Subject: Re: New Perl 5.8.0
      >>
      >> It looks like your mod_perl is still compiled to the 5.6.0. I would
      >> suggest that you have them give you a fresh server install. Then use
      >> the RPMs to upgrade to 5.6.1 (it looks like they are using RedHat 7.2)
      >> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-256.html#Red%20Hat%20Linux%207.2
      >>
      >> Now, when you try to install your modules with CPAN, it may try to
      >> install Perl 5.8 in order to resolve dependancies. Tell it 'no' when it
      >> asks you if you want to do this. This usually happens when a module
      >> becomes integrated into the default perl install in a more recent
      >> version. You may have to manually force it to install the older version
      >> of the module before it became integrated.
      >>
      >> HTH,
      >> Stuart Johnston
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Steve Brown wrote:
      >> > You can view the output from perl -V at
      >> http://ptoc.org/register/perl-V.txt It shows perl 5.8.3 because
      >> /usr/local/bin shows up first in the PATH.
      >> >
      >> > When I subscribed to web hosting at globalservers.com it came with
      >> /usr/bin/perl 5.6.0
      >> >
      >> > After some recomendations from this mail group I did the following to
      >> upgrade perl
      >> > perl -MCPAN -e shell
      >> > cpan> install CPAN
      >> > cpan> install Bundle::Apache::ASP
      >> >
      >> > Which installed perl 5.8.3 into the /usr/local/bin directory by
      >> > default.
      >> I thought it would do an upgrade from perl 5.6.0 to 5.8.3. I ended up
      >> with
      >> two versions of perl.
      >> >
      >> > After much trouble, Spencer at globalservers.com installed perl 5.8.0
      >> into
      >> /usr/bin. I'm not sure how to get rid of this mess and start over with
      >> one
      >> version of perl 5.8.3. If we get to one version of perl, then mod_perl
      >> and
      >> apache will no doubt have to be recompiled.
      >> >
      >> > It seems that no matter what Spencer does I still get perl 5.6.0
      >> > showing
      >> up in my ASP error_log and Apache will not restart with ASP stuff in the
      >> httpd.conf file.
      >>

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