[ic] RHEL3.0/Interchange5.0 Build Question

Bob Puff at NLE bob at nleaudio.com
Fri Mar 12 13:52:12 EST 2004

Why is it that Interchange doesn't run with Perl Threads?


Jon Jensen wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Steve Lush wrote:
>>I need to get Interchange 5.0 running on a RHEL 3.0 box. I understand that
>>I cannot use the RPM version of Interchange due to problems with CPAN
>>dependancies, etc.. I am assuming that I need to build Interchange from
>>src tarball.
>>Plan of attack:
>>Download SRPM of perl 5.8.0; build non-thread version.
>>rpm -e --nodeps of threaded perl that comes with RHEL3.0
>>rpm -i --nodeps of non-threaded perl built from SRPM
>>Download src tarball and install
>>Are there any gotchas out there that I need to address before proceeding
>>(i.e. any perl modules that I need to rebuild to work properly with
>>non-threaded perl ... like mod_perl that comes stock)?
> I would not remove the stock threaded perl. You'll cause all sorts 
> of trouble and reduce the maintainability of the server in the long 
> run, and long-term stability is likely the reason you're using RHEL 
> in the first place.
> Install your unthreaded build in the default location of /usr/local and
> let Interchange use that. Also, there shouldn't be any reason to use 5.8.0
> since 5.8.3 is out.
> Jon
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