cyradm - perl problem?

Achim Altmann aa at
Wed Dec 17 09:05:10 EST 2003

Alasdair Hatfield schrieb:

>I am in the process of installing a cyrus / postfix mail server but am 
>suffering some dumb problems.
>I plan to use web-cyradm for administration. This appears to use the cyradm 
>code as supplied with the cyrus-imapd.
>The problem I have is that if I run cyradm from the command line to try and 
>atleast get commandline control of imapd, this fails with the following:
>fortytwo:/usr/local/cyrus-imapd/bin # ./cyradm
>Can't locate Cyrus/IMAP/ in @INC (@INC contains: 
>/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.1/i586-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.1 
>/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.1 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl 
>/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.1 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl .).
>BEGIN failed--compilation aborted.
>fortytwo:/usr/local/cyrus-imapd/bin #
I think

cd <your_source_dist>/perl/imap/
perl Makefile.Pl
make install

regards Achim

>If I 'hack' this so the requested files are visible to perl through symbolic 
>links, then the next complaint is that a loadable module is not available.
>At this point I quit as more hacking doesn't seem the right way to go.
>What has gone wrong in the installation, causing the appropriate files to not 
>be put in the right places for perl to be able to execute this?
>Below is the ./configure command line
> ./configure  --with-sasl=/usr/local/lib --with-perl=/usr/bin/perl 
>--with-auth=unix --with-bdb-dir=/usr/local/bdb 
>--with-bdb-libdir=/usr/local/bdb/lib --with-bdb-incdir=/usr/local/bdb/include 
>--with-openssl=/usr/local/ssl --without-ucdsnmp 
>--prefix=/usr/local/cyrus-imapd --with-sasl=/usr/local/cyrus-sasl
>Any help would be appreciated

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