{Spam?} Re: :Mysql and Perl on Solaris 9 for Bugzilla

Stephen Reindl sr at stephenreindl.de
Tue May 4 07:26:39 UTC 2004


maybe we should provide some kind of FAQ for issues like this. I do not
think we should cover this in the installation manual because this is not
directly related to BugZilla.


Stephen Reindl

Donovan, Chris sagte:
> Hello,
>      I have successfully installed Bugzilla and it is working fine as I
> said in my original email.  However I just wanted to point out that I
> had to download and compile the source myself taking the default of
> creating both shared and static libraries for ./configure.  It wasn't
> a problem with MySQL directly but rather the DBD::Mysql perl module
> that was needing the shared library mysqlclient.so.  I think perhaps
> for some admins at least that it might be beneficial to note unless
> you can find the mysqlclient.so library.  If you couldn't find it you
> would need to download the source and compile it yourself or at least
> find a package that has that in it.  I am referring to sunfreeware
> packages that didn't have it nor did the binary copies for Solaris
> that I downloaded from mysql.com itself.  I will be submitting this
> to the mysql-perl-list as well, but for now since it doesn't mention
> anything in their docs I figure since Bugzilla requires it, it could
> be beneficial for the do!
>  cumentation to mention it.
>      I addition to what I have said I did look through the package/binary
> installtion and did not find anything but the static library
> mysqlclient.a but no .so.  I'd like to stress that this is not
> directly related to Bugzilla itself but rather something that the
> perl-mysql-list should take care of.  It just helps to know in
> advance what will be needed for proper planning and deployment and
> that is where the Bugzilla docs come into play.
> Chris Donovan-
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Masopust Christian [mailto:christian.masopust at siemens.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 4 May 2004 3:35 PM
> To: 'developers at bugzilla.org'
> Subject: Re: :Mysql and Perl on Solaris 9 for Bugzilla
> Hello Chris,
> check if the mysql-libraries are installed and where they are installed.
> maybe you have to extend your library-search-path either with the
> variable or via ld.config (see man-page for crle)
> regards,
> chris
> -----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
> Von: developers-owner at bugzilla.org
> [mailto:developers-owner at bugzilla.org]Im Auftrag von Donovan, Chris
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 04. Mai 2004 01:09
> An: developers at bugzilla.org
> Betreff: DBD::Mysql and Perl on Solaris 9 for Bugzilla
> Hi,
>      I admit that the following bit of information may not be relevant for
> some as it isn't really directly related to development of bugzilla
> but something I felt should be mentioned.
>      I just finished installing Bugzilla on Solaris 9.  I had a few issues
> with installing the perl module DBD::Mysql.  My problem was I
> installed the binary package for MySQL and did not compile from
> source(.so vs. .a libraries).  Now everything but this one
> module(DBD::Mysql) worked great.  My `make test` kept failing because
> it couldn't find certain libraries.  Specifically mysqlclient.so
> could not be found.  I am not a developer so I had a fun time
> figuring this out even though it says so right in the error message.
> I didn't know the difference between a shared object and a static one
> and now I do (:
>      I just thought perhaps it was worth mentioning in the install
> documentation available on the web (and all else if possible) that
> you need the shared objects for DBD::Mysql.  I have read through the
> DBD::Mysql docs and nothing mentions needing the source code for
> mysql or the shared objects, but obviously to me they are needed.
>      Anyways it is finally installed.  I would be happy to provide some
> scripts as to the failings and to the successfull installs I have had
> if anyone would like.  I saved them in a `script` session.  I hope
> this gets put into the docs for future sys admins so they can install
> Bugzilla for their misc projects without this headache.
> Thanks,
> Chris Donovan-
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