[rrd-users] Re: I can't install on RedHat Linux 9

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Tue May 13 07:28:48 MEST 2003

On 13 May 2003, Iain Buchanan wrote:

> On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 12:59, Ramiro Fabricio Pulgar M. wrote:
> > Hi. I have a problem
> > I updated my RedHat 7.3 to 9, but I tried to install rrdtool rpms but I got next message:
> > For rrdtool I used: rpm -ivh rrdtool-1.0.41-1.8.0.i386.rpm rrdtool-devel-1.0.41-1.8.0.i386.rpm 
> > error: Failed dependencies:
> >     perl (Net::SNMP) is needed by rrdtool-1.0.41-1.8.0
> > Regards
> The first and best thing you can do when using rpms, is to install the
> rpm rpmdb-redhat-xxxx.rpm.  From then on you will get meaningful
> messages such as (I can't remember exactly):
> suggested resolutions:
> perl-5.8.0-55
> Then you can install the rpm's it suggests, instead of having to guess
> what provides a particular dependancy.

Unfortunatly Net::SNMP is not covered in any RPM package.

Install the perl and perl-CPAN packages and install from CPAN.


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