I’m putting this up here because, frankly, I seem to be something of an idiot and can never remember that
tar -xzvf is used to eXtract a Zipped File, Verbosely.
If this doesn’t make any sense to you, don’t worry. It’s just something bothering me.
And yes, this is a work based problem.
We’re doing an install of the Bugzilla bug tracking system for a client and I ran into a snag getting the
DBD::mysql libraries installed.
There’s a couple of known errors involved. The solution to the first is to patch your Config.pm file. The solution to the second is to manually edit the Makefile. But patching both of those didn’t help with the problem I was getting.
From what I can tell, the
/usr/lib/mysql/libmysqlclient.a library on the install I’m working with seems to have a fatal flaw… Which means it’s time to upgrade and install the whole kit and caboodle (whatever the heck a “caboodle” is).
And if none of this makes sense to you, well… Just keep repeating the mantra: