[CentOS] Zoneminder-1.22.3-6.fc7.i386.rpm has dependency errors on Centos5 server-how to fix?

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Tue Sep 25 04:07:35 UTC 2007


Once upon a time Monday 24 September 2007, umair shakil wrote:
> Dear Salam,
>
> "Missing Dependency: perl(Device::SerialPort) is needed by package
> zoneminder"
>
> Have you ever used "CPAN" for perl. if you donot know than i am not telling
> you the
> whole procedure. Please read about CPAN its very very handy for filling
> Perl dependencies.
CPAN is horrible and is a good way to break your system (it can replace perl 
modules provided in the system with newer api incompatable ones).  i suggest 
you grab the srpm from fedora and build a rpm that you can install and keep 
track of what is installed on your system. 


Dennis

>
> Well, you can also download the source package from CPAN website. Here is
> the link
>
> http://search.cpan.org/~cook/Device-SerialPort-1.003001/SerialPort.pm
>
> Down load it in /usr/local and extract here. Always remember
> search.cpan.orgits a new world
> for PERL.
>
> Regards,
>
> Umair Shakil
> Askari Bank Limited
>
> On 9/25/07, Ken Sedlacek <kensedlacek at eitsolutions.biz> wrote:
> > Running Centos5 server software.
> >
> > Running ALL software except virtualization and server cluster.
> >
> > Patched this server software via yum updates as of 9.24.2007
> >
> > Downloaded the webcam software for FC7 from:
> > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=10106
> >
> > Zoneminder-1.22.3-6.fc7.i386.rpm
> > When YUM tried to install this version of Zondminder, finds this 1
> > missing dependency:
> >
> > Missing Dependency: perl(Device::SerialPort) is needed by package
> > zoneminder
> >
> > Question: how do I resolve this missing dependency?
> >
> > I have never compiled a kernal or anything else.
> >
> > Please lead me to a direction to resolve this.
> >
> > Thank you for your time.
> >
> > Ken
> >
> >
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