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My linux server is running RedHat 7.2. My apache webserver is 1.3 and I am using a trial version of InterBase 7 - (with a view to making it permanent if successful).
I have installed perl-DBD-InterBase-0.40-alt2.rpm. This, inconveniently, did not copy files into the /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl structure, so I had to copy them all manually. I have checked that everything is present.
Can anybody tell me why InterBase.so is failing? Upon installation of the above rpm file, a list of dependencies appeared on the screen. I installed with the --nodeps option:
libgds.so, carp.pm, DBI.pm, dynaloader.pm, exporter.pm, strict.pm and vars.pm - all of which exist.
libperl.so.5.8 - does not exist.
Could this be the problem? Where would I get a copy? I looked in the usual places and not found anything.