[ic] FW: [RHBA-2001:043-03] db3 update broke perl's DB_File module.

Dan Browning danb@cyclonecomputers.com
Fri, 6 Apr 2001 11:41:00 -0700

I thought I recalled seeing a DB_File question (something about not being
able to import on production server?).  This may apply to some.

Dan Browning, Cyclone Computer Systems, danb@cyclonecomputers.com

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Subject: [RHBA-2001:043-03] db3 update broke perl's DB_File module.

                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          db3 update broke perl's DB_File module.
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2001:043-03
Issue date:        2001-04-03
Updated on:        2001-04-03
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          db3 perl
Cross references:  RHEA-2001:015-09

1. Topic:

Updated perl RPM packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7. These
packages fix problems with the DB_File module introduced by the
RHEA-2001:015-09 enhancement errata.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.0 - alpha, i386

3. Problem description:

The db3 errata RHEA-2001:015-09 causes perl's DB_File module to reject the
db3 libs after import, due to version mismatch. The bug fix is a simple
recompile of perl against the newer version of db3.

4. Solution:

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade.  Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated.  Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated.  Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains
the desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network.  Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates.  To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:


This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

32665 - recent update of db3 pages broke perl's use DB_File

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.0:




7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
7af8f78a58ba8b1ddd8abf25c41b21ad 7.0/en/os/SRPMS/perl-5.6.0-10a.src.rpm
848b97b4443c6188f04f62871f93b3b4 7.0/en/os/alpha/perl-5.6.0-10a.alpha.rpm
69f0b1707d4f5dba1cf1ac193cbe97c2 7.0/en/os/i386/perl-5.6.0-10a.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:

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