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Bug 4212

Summary: pod2text not installed in RH 6.0
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Yusuf Goolamabbas <yusufg>
Component: perlAssignee: Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher>
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Version: 6.0CC: oliver, unknown
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Yusuf Goolamabbas 1999-07-27 06:49:00 UTC
Hi, Whilst installing the Msql-Mysql module via CPAN, I got
an error
which said that it couldn't find pod2text

/usr/bin contains pod2man and pod2latex

man Pod::Text refers to pod2text

Cheers
--
Yusuf Goolamabbas
yusufg@outblaze.com

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-29 07:18:59 UTC
Fixed in the perl package available from rawhide.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-09-17 21:07:59 UTC
*** Bug 4853 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

A very simple little script that is missing from perl is
pod2text.  It should exist as pod2html and co exist.  This
little script is required to build Mysql DBI modules so I
assume that it is a standard part of the perl distribution.
You can write your own pod2text by saving the following
script in /usr/bin/pod2text:

#!/usr/bin/perl
    eval 'exec /usr/bin/perl -S $0 ${1+"$@"}'
	if $running_under_some_shell;

use Pod::Text;

pod2text @ARGV;

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1999-09-17 21:08:59 UTC
*** Bug 5198 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

For some reason, the default installation doesn't include
pod2text