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Bug 1157 - mod_perl doesn't work after perl upgrade
Summary: mod_perl doesn't work after perl upgrade
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mod_perl
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-02-14 08:02 UTC by Nemeth, Laszlo
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-04-01 22:44:42 UTC

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Description Nemeth, Laszlo 1999-02-14 08:02:24 UTC
After upgrading perl to the errata version (perl-5.004m7-1),
mod_perl stops working. Fix - rebuild mod_perl.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-04-01 22:44:59 UTC
I installed a fresh install of 5.2. Updated the from perl-5.004m4-1
to  perl-5.004m7-1 available from updates.redhat.com. I was unable to
get this to fail when using mod_perl and running a sample cgi script.

Comment 2 Ian Macdonald 1999-04-25 17:12:59 UTC
This definitely is a problem for any CGI script that does a 'use CGI'.

Trying to run such a script under mod_perl when the latest Perl
package has been installed from the errata (perl-5.004m7-1) results in
this kind of error in /var/log/httpd/error_log:

[Sun Apr 25 18:01:27 1999] [error] Can't locate overload.pm in @INC
(@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/i386-linux/5.00404 /usr/lib/perl5
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/i386-linux /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl .
/etc/httpd/ /etc/httpd/lib/perl) at /usr/lib/perl5/CGI.pm line 2832.

overload.pm is located in /usr/lib/perl5/i386-linux/5.00405 in the new
Perl package.

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