[CentOS] missing dependency for package

Mark Pryor tlviewer at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 21 14:46:44 EDT 2010


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--- On Thu, 10/21/10, Ski Dawg <centos at skidawg.org> wrote:

> From: Ski Dawg <centos at skidawg.org>
> Subject: [CentOS] missing dependency for package
> To: centos at centos.org
> Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 10:21 AM
> Hello everyone,
> I know this isn't strictly CentOS query, but I am hoping
> that someone
> here with more experience than myself might have some
> thoughts.
> I am trying to get a plugin working for Ganglia on a CentOS
> 5.5 box,
> in a testing environment. The plugin is for apache
> monitoring, called
> Ganglia-Logtailer. This plugin requires the executable
> /usr/bin/logtail in order to work. The only packages that
> have this
> executable, that I have been able to find, is part of the
> epel-testing
> repository in the logcheck package. When I try to install
> the package
> from that repository, it is missing the dependency,
> perl-mime-construct, which I am not able to find packaged
> anywhere.
> It appears that the logcheck package includes several
> other
> executables that I do not need, and those other executables
> are what
> requires the perl-mime-construct package.
> My question is, does anyone know of a source to get this
> package that
> would also include the necessary requirements? If not, any
> way that I
> can rebuild the source package, and remove the things that
> I do not
> need, and thus removing their dependencies? If I have to
> maintain my
> own package for this, I can, but I would prefer another
> option, if
> available. Any other way of getting this single executable
> that anyone
> can think of?
> -- 
> Doug
> Registered Linux User #285548 (http://counter.li.org)
> ----------------------------------------
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