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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: Failures in with A::T 1.09
Date Sat, 13 Mar 2004 03:44:46 GMT
William McKee wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 07:01:29PM -0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>Why do you have /usr/lib/libperl.* at all? It's a bad idea to have it in 
>>the common path if you have more than one perl installed on the same system.
>>Yes, you always need to rebuild mod_perl with the new version of perl.
> I must not be building this correctly because I get the following error
> message if I don't create the and symlink it into
> /usr/lib/
>   error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared
>   object file: No such file or directory
> I can't find anything about this error in the docs or via Google. Would
> appreciate any insights you may have.

that's when you start apache/mp, right? You need to remove that library and 
then rebuild mod_perl. It should now find the library under 

>>All I'm worried about is that you may have too many perls installed under 
>>the same tree or on the same system, and when you use them they get 
>>intermixed causing weird problems. So I'd suggest to completely nuke (after 
>>backuping) /usr/local/lib/perl5 and any other places you may have remains 
>>of perl including libperl.* and install a fresh perl, rebuild mod_perl and 
>>then give it a try.
> Yeah, that's certainly a concern. I'd like to figure out my
> misconfiguration issue above then will attempt your proposal to nuke all
> these old installations and start fresh.

at least move them into some safe location (like some foo dir under your home 

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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