[CentOS] Missing /usr/share/perl5 in C7

Wed Nov 29 17:47:59 UTC 2017
Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk>

On Wed, 2017-11-29 at 12:28 -0500, Mark Haney wrote:
> I'm under a bit of a crunch here, so any immediate help would be 
> appreciated. We kickstart our customer boxes and have started migrating 
> to CentOS 7.  We're running Radiator 4.6 1 (I know, but bear with me) 
> and we just deployed our first radius box to a customer to be turned up 
> today. (I know, I know. I had no idea it wasn't being tested sooner than 
> this.)
> I was brought in because the strict.pm perl module was missing and 
> causing compilation errors.  It turns out nearly the entire 
> /usr/share/perl5/  directory was pretty much empty.  I ended up having 
> to copy that directory over from another C7 server which was intact.
> yum whatprovides /usr/share/perl5/strict.pm tells me it's the base 
> perl-5.16.x package, which is installed on this box.
> Any idea what happened?

Obviously something has removed everything - perhaps some over jealous
script.  Could you not just do 'yum reinstall perl'.