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Re: [TCLUG:4352] Installing new perl.

[root@mi-recordz rtp]# rpm -Uvh perl-5.00502-2.i386.rpm
failed dependencies: is needed by perl-5.00502-2

I'll start my hunt at rufus.

ron parker wrote:

> The RPM facility in RedHat will do all that for you. You do not
> have to remove any links manually, and perl by itself supports
> multiple versions being installed at the same time.
> Just download the version of perl that you need in an RPM format
> and run "rpm --upgrade on the rpm file."  To remove a particular
> software pacakge installed through RPM all you have to do is run
> "rpm --erase perl"
> "rpm -q perl" will give you the version of perl that you have
> installed on your machine. You can download a later version of
> perl from the redhat site itself or from in the RPM
> format.
> Actually the version of perl that is shipped with Redhat5.0 has
> a bug and so it does not work as expected with minivend. I am
> quite sure that if you picked up the exact same version/build of
> perl from you would have the same problem too.
> Hope this helps..
> --
> sandipan
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