[CentOS] Problems with perl upgrading CentOS 5.1 to 5.2

Sun Aug 24 13:33:02 UTC 2008
Matt Hyclak <hyclak at ohio.edu>

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 12:29:29PM +0200, ArcosCom Linux User enlightened us:
> I'm having problems with perl.
> I'm receivings this e-mails from logwatch everyday and appears to be a
> problem with perl.
> I explain a bit before expose the errors that I received: I tried to
> download all perl* packages, uninstall the repeated ones and reinstall all
> packages where installed.
> I need some help to try to solve this problem, because is a production
> server and I can't uninstall many working packages that depends on perl*
> ones.
> I read about similar problem in CentOS forums, with no sucess.
> Many thanks to all!!!
> Here is the report from logwatch:
> /etc/cron.daily/0logwatch:
> Errno architecture (i386-linux-thread-multi-2.6.9-42.0.3.elsmp) does not
> match executable architecture
> (i386-linux-thread-multi-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5pae) at

It would appear you've installed el4 perl packages on an el5 system, or vice


Matt Hyclak
Systems and Operations 
Office of Information Technology
Ohio University
(740) 593-1222
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