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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0003175CentOS-5-OTHERpublic2008-10-22 11:17
Reporterst_gotbugs Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version5.2 
Summary0003175: BackupPC.x86_64 (centos5-testing) fails to start (Can't locate BackupPC/
DescriptionThe backuppc-3.1.0-1.el5.centos.x86_64 service (centos5-testing) fails to start and gives an error message showing a failure to find BackupPC/ There is no apparent way to correct this via /etc/BackupPC/

Symlinking /usr/lib/BackupPC to /usr/lib64/BackupPC allows BackupPC to start (see below).

backuppc.i386 installs and starts OK on both i686 and x86_64 hardware.
Additional Information# yum list installed backuppc

backuppc.x86_64 3.1.0-1.el5.centos installed

# service backuppc start

Starting BackupPC:

Can't locate BackupPC/ in @INC (@INC contains:






/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.7

/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.6 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5













.) at /usr/bin/BackupPC line 60.

BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/BackupPC line 60.


# locate BackupPC/


# less +60 /usr/bin/BackupPC

use BackupPC::Lib;

# ln -s /usr/lib64/BackupPC /usr/lib/BackupPC

# service backuppc start

Starting BackupPC: [ OK ]

$ less rpmbuild/SPECS/backuppc.spec


%ifarch x86_64

ln -s lib lib64

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2008-10-12 16:13

manager   ~0008129

I can confirm the bug.

Johnny, did you stop developing BackupPC for CentOS? Because EPEL has it or... ???


2008-10-22 11:17

administrator   ~0008180

is it in epel ... I don't use stuff from there :D

I use backuppc in production on x86_64 and I think it works OK without issues for me, but I will check this.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2008-10-06 19:46 st_gotbugs New Issue
2008-10-12 16:13 toracat Note Added: 0008129
2008-10-22 11:17 JohnnyHughes Note Added: 0008180