Help with install

I have read every Read me file, searched on all the various sites but can
not get things straight. I have downloaded perl 5.8.3 per RT instructions
and installed and can run make install but when I try to initialize the
database or do a “make dropdb” per the manual I keep getting the same
message. “Can’t locate locale/maketext.pm in” and then various directories
but none for perl 5.8.3. This is the 3rd week I have been fighting this so
don’t feel I haven’t tried. Throw the newbie a bone before I am
completely bald. Thanks in advance.

Scott Morehead

Network Administrator

Pliant Corp

W - 757-820-0163

F - 757-888-6032

It would help to know what you are installing it on… Ret Hat… Debian… SUSE??? WIndows? Don;t feel alone it took me 15 installations of debian before I figured out and could get it to install correctly… still working on the mail piece though…----- Original Message -----
From: Scott Morehead
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Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 9:16 AM
Subject: [rt-users] Help with install

I have read every Read me file, searched on all the various sites but can not get things straight. I have downloaded perl 5.8.3 per RT instructions and installed and can run make install but when I try to initialize the database or do a “make dropdb” per the manual I keep getting the same message. “Can’t locate locale/maketext.pm in” and then various directories but none for perl 5.8.3. This is the 3rd week I have been fighting this so don’t feel I haven’t tried. Throw the newbie a bone before I am completely bald. Thanks in advance.

Scott Morehead

Network Administrator

Pliant Corp

W - 757-820-0163

F - 757-888-6032

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Scott Morehead wrote:

I have read every Read me file, searched on all the various sites but
If read README then you saw that it’s step-by-step instuctions.
Please goto step ‘3.1 Check for compliance’ and run
rt-test-dependencies. Send us output.

can not get things straight. I have downloaded perl 5.8.3 per RT
instructions and installed and can run make install but when I try to
initialize the database or do a “make dropdb” per the manual I keep
getting the same message. “Can’t locate locale/maketext.pm in” and then
various directories but none for perl 5.8.3. This is the 3^rd week I
Please next time insert exact error message especially when you don’t
know why something goes wrong.
I think that you’ve old perl near and installed new perl5.8.3 into
another dir and uses old perl instead of new one.

Have you tried a perl -v to see that you OS is pointing to the right
version of perl now?

It sounds like a *nix box and its calling the wrong one, so try

which perl

then use that path

e.g. which perl
system reports /usr/local/bin/perl

then run
/usr/local/bin/perl -v

hope this helps