[freeside] Freeside setup: a real pain :(((( HELP!!

David W. DeTinne david at allunix.com
Mon May 8 12:14:17 PDT 2000

You need to install the perl module listed in the setup documentation.

You can download it from

After untaring it type perl Makefile.PL && make && make install

David DeTinne

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On 5/8/00 at 2:45 PM tus wrote:

>Hello there,
>I am in need of real help.  I tried to configure everything but it doesn't
>seem to work right.
>I went to the page and got this error "new Cusomter" link that is
>Software error:
>[Sun May 7 23:26:14 2000] cust_main.pm: [Sun May 7 23:26:14 2000]
>cust_main.pm: [Sun May 7 23:26:14 2000] CreditCard.pm: Can't locate
>Business/CreditCard.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
>/usr/libdata/perl/5.00503/mach /usr/libdata/perl/5.00503
>/usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005) at
>/usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005/FS/cust_main.pm line 17. [Sun May 7
>23:26:14 2000] cust_main.pm: [Sun May 7 23:26:14 2000] cust_main.pm: BEGIN
>failed--compilation aborted at
>/usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005/FS/cust_main.pm line 17. BEGIN
>failed--compilation aborted at
>/usr/local/apache/htdocs/freeside/edit/cust_main.cgi line 122.
>For help, please send mail to the webmaster ([no address given]), giving
>this error message and the time and date of the error.
>I checked with find / -name CreditCard.pm -print that is does exist in my
>I tried to follow all of the instructions upto
>-Create the necessary configuration files.
>-Create the `/usr/local/etc/freeside/counters.datasrc', and
>`/usr/local/etc/freeside/export.datasrc' directories for each datasrc
>by the freeside user).
>-As the freeside user, run bin/fs-setup to create the database tables.
>after that its really confusing, if you guys want if i could install it, i
>would create a nice shell script to install all modules as well as other

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