[LON-CAPA-admin] Mystery of the disapperaing httpd-- SOLVED!

Guy Albertelli II guy at albertelli.com
Mon Apr 24 19:27:13 EDT 2006

Hi Lars,

> > Finally discovered the mystery of the disappearing httpd.
> > 
> > It is a bug in some versions of the CPAN module Date::Manip that
> > occurs because of an interaction between Fedora's 'prelink' script and
> > perl's initalization rutines
> > 
> > I know that Date::Manip 5.42a is bad, and I know that Date::Manip 5.44
> > is _good_.
> > 
> > You ca discover what version you have by doing
> > 
> > rpm -q -a perl-DateManip
> > 
> > Fedora 3 has version perl-DateManip-5.42a-3
> Yes, this is the version I have. I haven't notices any troubles 
> whatsoever. We're running the latest version on LC. Do I have to make 
> the change outlined below anyway?

You don't have to, but if you do become affected this is how to
mitigate it.

But when we release the new version or perl-DateManip it'd be a good
idea to install it.

guy at albertelli.com   0-7-1-8-27,137

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