[CentOS] CentOS 5.2 Missing Dependancy
tony.molloy at ul.ie
Sat Jul 5 16:50:54 UTC 2008
On Saturday 05 July 2008 16:47:03 Jay Leafey wrote:
> Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> > I am trying to install perl-Digest-Perl-MD5 from rf and it is failing
> > suggesting it needs /usr/bin/false. #yum whatprovides "/usr/bin/false"
> > yields nothing.
> > My CentOS 5.1 machines don't have this, and this is the same list of yum
> > install items I always use when setting up assp.
> > Any idea what to do?
> > jlc
> Wierd, I just confirmed the issue. There is not a /usr/bin/false, but
> there IS a /bin/false on a stock 5.2 install. You might check in the
> rpmforge forums/list archives for some mention of this problem.
> I thought I might be able to symlink /bin/false to /usr/bin/false (a
> kludge, I admit) or copy /bin/false to /usr/bin/false, but neither seems
> to work for me. Like I said, probably best to check with rpmforge.
I had no trouble copying it or linking it.
ln -s /bin/false /usr/bin/false
ls -al /usr/bin/false
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Jul 5 17:47 /usr/bin/false -> /bin/false
So that's a quick workaround
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