The other day, I just posted an article about setting up Perl on Windows for MySQL.
However, I just ran into an interesting Perl issue on Linux, and it was one slightly out of the ordinary, so I wanted to share the solution, as one might not find this one quickly otherwise.
The problem occured when trying to install the perl-DBD-MySQL module on a linux (CentOS) server, due to a dependency issue.
Most dependency issues are a little more straight-forward, but this one is what I’d almost call a ‘reverse’ dependency issue.
Here was the command:
shell$ yum install perl-DBD-MySQL
Here was the output/error:
Loaded plugins: dellsysid, fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package perl-DBD-MySQL.x86_64 0:3.0007-2.el5 set …[Read more]