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On a CentOS machine I have installed mod_perl:

yum install mod_perl
Package mod_perl-2.0.4-10.el6.i686 already installed and latest version

Ok, now I want to install the Perl module Apache::SizeLimit, so I do (and get):

yum install perl-Apache-SizeLimit
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Check Error:
file /usr/share/man/man3/Apache2::SizeLimit.3pm.gz from install of perl-Apache-SizeLimit-0.92-1.el6.rf.noarch conflicts with file from package mod_perl-2.0.4-10.el6.i686

Any ideas how I can solve that issue?
Thanks in advance for your help!

Kind regards, Matthias

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What happens if you uninstall the mod_perl module then install the perl-apache-sizelimit, and see if it installs dependencies as necessary? – Bart Silverstrim May 30 '12 at 12:53
Unfortunately I can't uninstall mod_perl, as I need it for another application that is running on that server :( – Matthias May 30 '12 at 12:58
If the machine is backed up, you can try the uninstall then installing the other module to see if that other module will re-install mod-perl as a dependency. If it doesn't, you can try reinstalling it after getting the sizelimit module installed. If everything gets borked, you can restore from backup. – Bart Silverstrim May 30 '12 at 13:07
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So what you can do if you want since it is only a man page it is saying is a conflict.. Download the perl-Apache-SizeLimit rpm and force the install

rpm -ivh --force perl-Apache-SizeLimit-0.92-1.el6.rf.noarch.rpm
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thx, that did the trick! – Matthias May 30 '12 at 14:26

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