System error

error:  Error during compilation of /web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml:
Can't locate Krusty/Coords.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/local/lib/perl5 /usr/local/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 . /etc/httpd) at /web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml line 6.

Stack:
[/web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml:6]
[Krusty/Coords.pm:6]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:816]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:445]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1115]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1029]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1226]
[/web/na-motor/components/TrackPage.mhtml:240]
[/web/na-motor/Tracks/IN/IMS.html:1]
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml line 6.

Stack:
[/web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml:6]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:816]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:445]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1115]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1029]
[/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1226]
[/web/na-motor/components/TrackPage.mhtml:240]
[/web/na-motor/Tracks/IN/IMS.html:1]

context: 
... 
2:  $latitude
3:  $longitude
4:  </%args>
5:  <%init>
6:  use Krusty::Coords;
7:  </%init>
8:  % my $latstring = Krusty::Coords::toDD_MM_MMM( $latitude, "N", "S");
9:  % my $longstring = Krusty::Coords::toDD_MM_MMM( $longitude, "E", "W");
10:  GPS: <% $latstring %>, <% $longstring %>
... 
code stack:  /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:450
/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1115
/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1029
/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1226
/web/na-motor/components/TrackPage.mhtml:240
/web/na-motor/Tracks/IN/IMS.html:1
raw error






























Error during compilation of /web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml:
Can't locate Krusty/Coords.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/local/lib/perl5 /usr/local/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 . /etc/httpd) at /web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml line 6.

Stack:
  [/web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml:6]
  [Krusty/Coords.pm:6]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:816]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:445]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1115]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1029]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1226]
  [/web/na-motor/components/TrackPage.mhtml:240]
  [/web/na-motor/Tracks/IN/IMS.html:1]
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml line 6.

Stack:
  [/web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml:6]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:816]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm:445]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1115]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1029]
  [/usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm:1226]
  [/web/na-motor/components/TrackPage.mhtml:240]
  [/web/na-motor/Tracks/IN/IMS.html:1]



Trace begun at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm line 850
HTML::Mason::Interp::_compilation_error('HTML::Mason::Interp=HASH(0xb62140b8)', '/web/na-motor/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml', 'HTML::Mason::Exception::Compilation=HASH(0xb5ae1200)') called at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Interp.pm line 450
HTML::Mason::Interp::load('HTML::Mason::Interp=HASH(0xb62140b8)', '/components/DisplayGPS.mhtml') called at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm line 1115
HTML::Mason::Request::_fetch_comp('HTML::Mason::Request::ApacheHandler=HASH(0xb69e0e80)', 'DisplayGPS.mhtml', 'HTML::Mason::Component::FileBased=HASH(0xb5e66b28)', 'SCALAR(0xb61981b0)') called at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm line 1029
HTML::Mason::Request::fetch_comp('HTML::Mason::Request::ApacheHandler=HASH(0xb69e0e80)', 'DisplayGPS.mhtml', undef, 'SCALAR(0xb61981b0)') called at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/HTML/Mason/Request.pm line 1226
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