R-beta: Re: redhat-install (fwd)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Jan 8 12:18:10 CET 1998

helgito at rhi.hi.is (Helgi Tomasson) writes:

> I am trying to install a redhat binary.
> When I do 
> rpm -i name-of-rpm file
> I get R-061 needs @PERL@ and R-061 needs /usr/bin/perl, /bin/perl
> /sh and /bin/sh
> What is @PERL@?  I have perl installed in /usr/bin.
> If I run control-panel I get "missing" in the problem column.
> Does anyone know what the problem is?

@PERL@ means that whoever created the RPM forgot to replace it with
the actual location of perl (forgot to add some file to configure.in)...

I'd try installing it with rpm -i --nodeps (or --force, I forget).

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